Honduras 1871 25 centavos
This specimen was lot 17249 in Heritage Auctions' sale of the Whittier collection (Long Beach, June 2006) where it sold for $69. The catalog description noted, "Republic 25 Centavos 1871, choice lustrous AU, very lightly toned and attractive, much scarcer in grade than the SCWC would indicate." The type was struck in 1871 only, accompanied by similar five, ten, fifty centavos and one pesos. Only the twenty-five and fifty centavos were made in production quantities.
Recorded mintage: 177,000.
Specification: 6.25 g, .900 fine silver, .180 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 36.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Tucker, Warren and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 410: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2006.