Honduras 1991 50 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, 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.

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