The currency used in Honduras is called as the Lempira. This currency is denoted with the currency sign L and the ISO 4217 Code for the Honduran Lempira is HNL.
The Lempira, is the official currency of the Honduras . It is divided into 100 smaller units called centavo.
The constitution of Honduras provides that the Honduras government shall have the power to print the Honduran Lempira and centavo coins to be used as a legal tender in Honduras.
The Honduran Lempira bank notes and Centavo coins are both designated as "legal tender" in payment of debts.
The Honduran Lempira bill uses the decimal system, consisting of 100 equal units.
The symbol L
, usually written before the numerical amount, is used for the Honduran Lempira.
Currently printed bank notes denominations are L1, L2, L5, L10, L20, L50, L100, L500
and the coins are minted in the denominations of 10, 20, 50 centavos .