I think the Betty Ford coin is the favorite, of the ones still available, due to the design and current mintage.

The proof mintage numbers are not much higher, so I guess I'll follow the proof, due to the greater demand. On eBay, it has seen sales around $900. Here are the last two mintage reports of this coin:

That means 16 coins were sold in one week. At this rate, we will see 832 more coins in another year, or a total of 3011 coins. I wonder how that measures with the rest of the series...

Might as well look at the Unc Betty Ford as well. It has seen sales ranging from $900 to $1750, for MS70. Hmm, perhaps my theory that proof coins are better in this series was wrong, after all.

Here we see sales of 27 coins in one week, which gives us 1404 more coins in a year, for a total of 2841.

If both coins are discontinued after half a year, that gives us 2595 total coins for the proof and 2139 total coins for the unc, much better for both coins!

I think judging by recent sales on eBay, the Unc Betty Ford wins the tiebreaker, however.

The proof mintage numbers are not much higher, so I guess I'll follow the proof, due to the greater demand. On eBay, it has seen sales around $900. Here are the last two mintage reports of this coin:

First Spouse 16SC 2016 FS GOLD PROOF 1/2 OZ - FORD 2163 12/18/2016

First Spouse 16SC 2016 FS GOLD PROOF 1/2 OZ - FORD 2179 12/26/2016

First Spouse 16SC 2016 FS GOLD PROOF 1/2 OZ - FORD 2179 12/26/2016

Might as well look at the Unc Betty Ford as well. It has seen sales ranging from $900 to $1750, for MS70. Hmm, perhaps my theory that proof coins are better in this series was wrong, after all.

First Spouse 16SD 2016 FS GOLD UNC 1/2 OZ - FORD 1410 12/18/2016

First Spouse 16SD 2016 FS GOLD UNC 1/2 OZ - FORD 1437 12/26/2016

First Spouse 16SD 2016 FS GOLD UNC 1/2 OZ - FORD 1437 12/26/2016

If both coins are discontinued after half a year, that gives us 2595 total coins for the proof and 2139 total coins for the unc, much better for both coins!

I think judging by recent sales on eBay, the Unc Betty Ford wins the tiebreaker, however.

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