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

Tennis legend Roger Federer will become the first living person in Switzerland to have a coin minted in his honour. The Federal Mint, Swissmint, has created a 20-franc silver coin bearing Federer”s image.

It”s the first time in its history that Swissmint has created a commemorative coin to honour a living person.

“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.

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