Honduras, Uncategorized

Honduras – The Maya

Honduras 1 Lempira 1997

Effigy of Indio Lempira (died 1537), national hero of Maya-Lenca origin, who fought against the Spanish,
in defense of freedom and culture of his people; National coat of arms – Escudo Nacional.

Maya ball game
(pelota) and steps in the ruins of Copan; One of Copán stelae – Estela “A” depicting Waxaklajuun Ub’aah K’awiil
(732 A.D.)



Honduras 1 Lempira 1965


Portrait of Lempira (1499 – 1537), the ruler of Lenca indigenous people. Stone sculptures of jaguar heads. Coat of arms of

Mayan sculptures and stelas from Copán ruins. God of maize (corn). Watermark: N/a. Security features: Consecutively
running serial numbers on the front of the banknote

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