Betty Ford First Spouse gold coins selling March 25
- Published: Mar 21, 2016, 7 AM
Pricing for the gold coins is based on the U.S. Mint's pricing grid for coins containing precious metals. Pricing is subject to change based on fluctuations in the spot price of gold. The maximum mintage combined across both product options is 10,000.
The reverse design by AIP artist Chris Costello features a young woman ascending a staircase, representing Mrs. Ford’s openness and advocacy regarding addiction, breast cancer awareness and the rights of women. Costello's design was sculptured by U.S. Mint Medallic Sculptor Renata Gordon.
The Betty Ford coins are the next to last issues in the First Spouse gold coin program.
Coins depicting Nancy Reagan will close out the series. Mrs. Reagan passed away March 6 at age 94.
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