Federer Coin

Roger Federer’s sporting legacy is to be immortalized in the form of a Swiss coin bearing his face and name.

The Swiss government has announced it is to produce a commemorative 20 franc ($20) silver coin in honour of the 38-year-old’s career, which will be issued in January.
55,000 of the coins, will be produced, which can be purchased for 30 francs ($30) online between December 2 and December 19.
“Thank you Switzerland, and Swissmint for this incredible honour and privilege,” Federer said on his official Twitter account.

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Roger Federer’s sporting legacy has been immortalized in the form of a Swiss coin bearing his face and name.

The Swiss government announced it is producing a commemorative 20 franc ($20) silver coin in honour of the 38-year-old’s career, which will be issued in January.

55,000 of the coins, which feature Federer preparing to strike a trademark backhand, will be produced.

The coins, which went on sale Monday, can be purchased for 30 francs ($30) online until December 19, though the website appeared to be crashing periodically when Business Insider checked on Tuesday.

A further 40,000 may also be produced next year depending …read more


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