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The card Master Transmuter reads:

{U}, {T}, Return an artifact you control to its owner’s hand: You may put an artifact card from your hand onto the battlefield.

Can Master Transmuter return a token artifact to your hand (which causes it to cease to exist) and then put an artifact card from hand to the battlefield (like Metalwork Colossus)

  • Technically, whatever object you return to your hand ceases to exist, token or not.[CR 400.7] (The fact that the new object in your hand also ceases to exist in the case of a token is irrelevant.) – ikegami Oct 1 '17 at 19:14
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    And so does the mana you payed to cover the {U} cost. – ikegami Oct 1 '17 at 19:17
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Yes, the artifact was returned to your hand. The fact it then ceased to exist doesn't matter, you still returned it to your hand.

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