Honduras 1870-A 1/8 real

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
Honduras 1870 eighth real rev DSLR.jpg

Honduras issued a series of increasingly debased minor coinage during 1832-53, ending with a copper-lead 8 reales. When coinage resumed in 1869, it was this series of copper nickel one-eighth, quarter, half and one reales produced in Paris under contract. This series was superseded by a decimal issue in 1871 (see five, twenty-five and fifty centavos.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: copper-nickel.

Catalog reference: KM-30.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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