In a first, Federer’s face to go on Swiss coin

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"The Federal Mint Swissmint dedicates Roger Federer, and thus for the first time in its history of a still living personality, a Swiss commemorative coin", Swissmint said in a statement on Monday.

'Roger Federer's wearing achievements, his charitable commitments, his easy-going nature and his accessibility to his fans like prompted Swissmint to commit this 20-franc silver coin to him, the most well-known time it has executed so with a living person, ' a Swissmint spokesperson actually helpful Reuters.

With demand anticipated to be excessive, Swissmint mentioned one other 40,000 cash may very well be issued in Might whereas a 50 franc gold coin, that includes a distinct design would even be produced subsequent yr.

With 20 Grand Slams and countless records, Federer is one of Switzerland's greatest ambassadors.

The 38-year-old finished at the number three position in the ATP rankings.

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The Mint, which sells the coins for 30 francs each, manufactures 60,000 coins, but could increase this figure to 100,000 if necessary.

Reportedly, next year there will be more coins with Federer's face on them.

The Brilliant Uncirculated quality coins will be presented in a blister-pack type folder, colour illustrated, with additional pictures and information in four languages on the coin subject and the artist.

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

55,000 coins - which will feature Federer - will be available for pre-order from December 3 until December 19.

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