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1890s, Peru, Ica Department, Chincha Island, Qumlin. Brass 1 Real Token. Rare!

Condition: About XF! Mint Year: 1880s-1890s Reference: Rulau Ica1. ($135 in VF!). Rare! Denomination:  1 Real (Token) - Chincha Island, Qumlin  Diameter: 20mm Weight: 2.66gm Material: Brass

Obverse: Central rosette surrounded by legend inside dotted border. Legend: ISLA DE CHINCHA . QUMLIN . Reverse: Central value in words (UN REAL) within inner circle. All within wreath.

The Chincha Islands (Spanish Islas Chincha) are a group of three small islands 21 kilometres (13 mi) off the southwest coast of Peru, to which they belong, near the town of Pisco. Since pre-Incan times they were of interest for their extensive guano deposits, but the supplies were mostly exhausted by 1874.

The largest of the islands, Isla Chincha Norte, is 0.8 miles (1.3 km) long and up to 0.6 miles (1.0 km) wide, and rises to a height of 34 metres (112 ft). Isla Chincha Centro is almost the same size as its neighbour to the north, while Isla Chincha Sur is half the size of its neighbours. The islands are mostly granite, and bordered with cliffs on all sides, upon which great numbers of seabirds nest.

The islands were once the residence of the Chincha people, but only a few remains are to be found today. Peru began the export of guano in 1840. Spain, not having recognized Peru's independence (it was not to do so until 1879) and desiring the guano profits, occupied the islands in April 1864, setting off the Chincha Islands War (1864–1866).

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