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John Hayward RIP

Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019 by Phil Mussell - Medal News

It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of one of the medal hobby's most influential figures - John Hayward - after a long illness.

John will be known to many of you through his work as medal consultant for Spink and latterly DNW but he was also one of the most important people in the hobby for many, many years and whilst he hasn't been that active recently his legacy cannot be underestimated. John was instrumental in creating the modern hobby as it is today and it is safe to say that medal collecting owes him a huge debt of gratitude. 

A full obituary will appear here later and in MEDAL NEWS next month