Honduran Lempira - Banknotes

Banknotes

The Bank of Honduras and the Banco Atlantida issued the first lempira banknotes in 1932. They were in denominations of 1, 2, 5, 10 and 20 lempiras. The Central Bank of Honduras took over production of paper money in 1950, introducing 50 lempiras notes in 1951. In 1975, 100 lempiras notes were added, followed by 500 lempiras in 1995.

In January, 2010, a new 20 Lempira note was introduced to market made by a polymer base, 60 million notes were issued.

Banknotes in circulation are

Image New Value Color Dimensions Obverse
L1 Red 156 × 67 mm Lempira
L2 Purple Marco Aurelio Soto
L5 Blue Francisco Morazán
L10 Brown Jose Trinidad Cabañas
L20 Green Dionisio de Herrera
L50 Cyan Juan Manuel Galvez
L100 Orange Jose Cecilio del Valle
L500 Violet Ramon Rosa
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