Federer is the country's most decorated sportsperson of all time, having won won 103 tour-level titles, including 20 Grand Slams, the most recent of which came at the 2018 Australian Open, where he beat Marin Cilic in the final.
The government says the 20-time Grand Slam champion is "probably Switzerland's most successful individual sportsman, he is also the flawless ambassador for Switzerland". For the 20-franc coin, the pre-sale has already begun and is expected to run until December 19 or until the first minting run of 55,000 units gets sold out - whichever happens first.More news: No Time to Die poster shows Rami Malek as villian Safin
According to the information received from the sources, let us tell you that a 50 franc gold coin with the image of Federer will be released next year with a different design.
The face of the 20-time Grand Slam victor will be minted on the silver coin, which is expected to be issued on January 23, 2020.
Above all, Swissmintexternal hyperlink writes, Federer is "the appropriate ambassador for Switzerland. He has a unique way of embodying likeability, down-to-earthiness, success, and eloquence". Federer fanatics can purchase the uncirculated coin for CHF30 ($30) from December 2-19 through the Swissmint internet site.More news: Justin Hartley's Ex Chrishell Cites Different Separation Date Amid Divorce
This year's commemorative Swiss coins included the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, the Furka Pass and the roe deer.
"There is no other Swiss person in the world as well known as Roger Federer", it added.More news: Former Auburn quarterback, Heisman victor Pat Sullivan dead at 69