Honduras 1907 peso oro

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Goldberg sale 69, lot 3971
Honduras 1907 peso oro rev Goldberg 69-3971.jpg

This specimen was lot 3971 in Goldberg sale 69 (Los Angeles, May, 2012), where it did not sell. The catalog description [2] noted, "Honduras. Peso, 1907. Liberty head left. Reverse: Arms. NGC graded MS-64." This is a later date of a type struck 1888-1922. None are common, tho this is one of the more available dates. In 1931, the peso was dropped in favor of the lempira and the mintage of gold for circulation ceased. Clashed dies are typical for this type.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.61 g, .900 fine gold, .046 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-7; KM-56.

Sources:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [2]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Stephen Harvey and Paul Rynearson, Goldberg sale 69: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2012.

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