Federer becomes first living-person to have his face on Swiss-coin

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Swissmint confirmed that 55,000 of the cash, that includes Federer delivering a backhand, might be produced and might be obtainable for pre-order from Tuesday till December 19. The depiction shows Roger Federer in one of the most familiar poses as he is on the tennis court and in motion, racket in hand.

In May, Swissmint will also issue a 50 franc gold coin featuring a different design to mark Federer's career.

The 38-One year-frail 20-time Gigantic Slam champion is regarded by many as the most effective tennis participant ever and is a national hero in Switzerland.

Meanwhile, for the 20-franc coin, the pre-sale began on Monday.

An "uncirculated quality" version of limited edition coin is already up for pre-order online while the proof-quality coins will be available from the issue date onward in January.

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Federer thanked his country for the honours, sharing a video of the making of the coins on his social media pages. "He has a unique way of embodying likeability down-to-earthiness, success and eloquence", the Swiss government. The Federal Mint, Swissmint, has created a 20-franc silver coin bearing Federer's image.

In 2019, commemorative coins were dedicated to the Apollo 11 moon landing and the centenary of the Circus Knie.

"There is no other Swiss person in the world as well known as Roger Federer", it added.

The 38-year-old finished at the number three position in the ATP rankings. He holds the most grand slam men's singles titles, 20 of them, and has won 103 singles titles in total so far.

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