Honduras 1890 peso
This type was issued in Honduras 1883-1903 and 1914 and usually comes poorly struck. It is much commoner than the earlier KM 51, issued 1881-83. Varieties, overdates, etc., abound. This specimen shows large cuds on the reverse. The peso was dropped in favor of the lempira in 1931.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver, .723 troy oz ASW, reeded edge.
Catalog reference: KM 52.
- 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.