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
|L1||Red||156 × 67 mm||Lempira|
|L2||Purple||Marco Aurelio Soto|
|L10||Brown||Jose Trinidad Cabañas|
|L20||Green||Dionisio de Herrera|
|L50||Cyan||Juan Manuel Galvez|
|L100||Orange||Jose Cecilio del Valle|
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