Honduras 1880 centavo

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Sedwick sale 27, lot 1149

This specimen was lot 1149 in Sedwick Treasure Auction 27 (Winter Park, FL, May 2020), where it sold for $595. The catalog description[1] noted, "Honduras, bronze 1 centavo, 1880, NGC VF 30 Brown, ex-Whittier. Bold but crude strike, especially the rims and penultimate digit of the date (a large 8 to cover the fact that it was recut from an 1878 die), the details enhanced by contrasting toning, second highest grade in NGC census. NGC #4770572-006. Pedigreed to the Whittier collection." This type was struck 1878-80.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: bronze.

Catalog reference: KM-40.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Robinson, Charles, The Coins of Central America, 1733-1965, San Benito, TX: 1965.
  • [1]Sedwick, Daniel Frank, Augi Garcia and Cori Sedwick Downing, Treasure Auction 27, Winter Park, FL: Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC, 2020.

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