Least searched-for U.S. Presidents

Starting in 2007 the US Mint will be featuring presidents on the dollar coins. Every year four presidents will be featured in the order they took office.

Which president is the least searched-for? Overture’s keyword selector tool tells us how many times a term has been searched. Here’s the result for the United States Presidents:

PresidentsSearches
Rutherford B. Hayes1,583
Chester A. Arthur1,923
Benjamin Harrison2,064
Warren G. Harding2,119
Millard Fillmore2,506
James K. Polk2,643
James Buchanan2,688
William Henry Harrison2,840
William H. Taft2,979
William McKinley3,091
James Garfield3,154
Grover Cleveland3,583
John Tyler3,593
Martin Van Buren3,672
Calvin Coolidge3,705
Zachary Taylor3,859
Harry S Truman4,001
Dwight Eisenhower4,016
Lyndon B. Johnson4,204
Franklin Pierce4,491
Herbert Hoover4,962
James Monroe5,089
Andrew Johnson5,135
John Quincy Adams5,480
Ulysses S. Grant7,336
Gerald Ford7,860
Woodrow Wilson10,177
Richard Nixon10,207
James Madison15,501
Franklin D. Roosevelt15,629
Jimmy Carter18,906
Andrew Jackson19,033
Theodore Roosevelt25,255
Ronald Reagan33,477
John F. Kennedy35,864
John Adams43,827
Thomas Jefferson46,582
George W. Bush56,158
Bill Clinton60,091
George Washington62,105
Abraham Lincoln65,778

Poor Rutherford B. Hayes. Least popular president. He’s my favorite. He loved to play croquet. More about Rutherford tomorrow!

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unlikelymoose
15 years ago

i guess that native american chick wasn’t too popular with the public. I have about 12 of those dollar coins tucked away.

unlikelymoose
15 years ago

I love the idea of a dollar coin. England uses a great coin for their 1 pound. It’s a great size. I love the thickness of it. It has a great feel to it. I hope these new dollar coins aren’t too big and thin. I think that’s been the key point of failure for previous dollar coins. They just feel cheap.

unlikelymoose
15 years ago

It’s good to see that unsung presidents will be represented on the dollar coin. Don’t get me wrong. I love Washington, Lincoln and Jefferson, but c’mon. Let’s get some fresh faces in there. It’ll be fun seeing coins of Pierce, Polk, Taylor and so on. an interesting exerpt from spudart’s link based on the announcement that the dollar coin will feature 4 presidents every year.: “Even though it would take about 11 years to honor all the Presidents (George W. Bush is the 43rd President and the act allows for a coin for each of Grover Cleveland’s two non-consecutive terms), the series may not run that long. The act provides that no former President will be depicted on a coin within two years of his death, and the series will end when all the then-eligible Presidents have been honored.”

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