HUDSON'S BAY CO Countermarked Imitation Spade Guinea "H.B.C.-H." Gingras 215a. Greene #H3610e
Host piece is a imitation spade guinea of George III, struck in brass. Countermarked H.B.C. H (the H is believed to be for Hazelton). Gingras' R8 rating indicates only 3-5 known. Notably missing from the Robins Collection. The Partrick example sold in a Heritage Auction in April 2021 for $US1140.