Honduras 1989 5 centavos

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from the Acanthite collection
from the Acanthite collection

In 1931, the government of Honduras reformed the currency. The peso was dropped and the lempira adopted, with the exchange rate fixed at US$1 = 2 lempiras. In the 1970's, one, two, five and ten centavos coins were issued in bronze and bronze clad steel. The five centavos shown was part of this series.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: brass.

Catalog reference: KM 72.2a.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.

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