Bal Gangadhar Tilak 5 Rupee coin was minted both in steel and in Copper-Nickle Alloy. Steel coin was minted bearing the legend लोकमान्य बाल गंगाधर तिलाक की १५० वि जयंती (LOK MANYA BAL GANGADHAR TILAK KI 150 VI JAYANTI) whereas the Copper-Nickle coin was minted initially bearing the legend "लोकमान्य बाल गंगाधर तिलाकजी की १५० वि जयंती" but later on due to some unknown reasons the suffix 'जी' was removed and minted with the legend "लोकमान्य बाल गंगाधर तिलाक की १५० वि जयंती". However in addition to these two types we can see even a third type of legend with the broken script "लो क मा न्य बा ल गंगाधर ति लाक जी की १५० वि जयंती". Thus we can find three types of legends on Copper Nickle coins; 'BAL GANGADHAR TILAK', 'BAL GANGADHAR TILAKJI' and third one is Devanagari broken legend 'BAL GANGADHAR TILAK JI'
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