Honduras 1884 50 centavos

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Goldberg sale 34, lot 2828
photo courtesy Ira & Larry Goldberg
from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The first specimen was lot 2828 in Goldberg sale 34 (Beverly Hills, February 2006), where it sold for $460. The catalog description[1] noted, "Honduras. 50 Centavos, 1884. Fully lustrous and scarce this nice. PCGS graded AU-58." The type was issued 1883-87, 1896-97 and 1908 and usually comes poorly struck. Many overdates and varieties exist.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 12.5 g, .900 fine silver, .361 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: KM 51.

Source:

  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg Sale 34: the pre-Long Beach sale, Beverly Hills, CA: Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers, 2006.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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