Honduras 1991 50 centavos
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, with higher denominations in copper-nickel and nickel-plated steel. The fifty centavos shown features a Lempira warrior reverse, and was issued 1991-1994.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 5 g, nickel-plated steel, 24 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 84.a1.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.