Peru coat of arms pin

Peru coat of arms pin

The Peruvian coat of arms is largely dominated by the central shield, which is divided into three sections. The upper left section show the national animal of Peru, the vincuna.

The upper right section shows the cinchona tree. Cinchona trees are used to make quinine, which is a powerful anti-malaria drug. The lower section shows a cornucopia full of coins. These coins represent the mineral wealth of the country. The Holm Oak Civil crown above the shield signifies victory and glory.

Location: 10-E2

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