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Rare

Describing a coin that is extremely difficult to find. Depending on its quality, a rare coin may be quite valuable, depending on demand from collectors and investors. However, a rare coin may be a highly illiquid asset. See also: Numismatics.
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I have rarely met a fellowman on such promising ground -- it was so simple and sincere and so true all that he said.
It features Jinx Lennon and Rarely Seen Above Ground, and Clinic DJ's will produce a series of compositions in response to the music on the night.
Summary: A rarely spotted blue whale measuring about 30 metres and weighing almost 200 tonnes made a quick stop in waters off Sydney, Australia.
OVER half of Irish people rarely visit their doctor for a check-up, it emerged yesterday.
RARELY can so much venom have been directed at a work of town regeneration as has been poured on the modernisation of St George's Square.
Rarely does such a prime piece of residential real estate come to market," said Gutoff, "and rarely does a potential investor have such an excellent opportunity to maximize rental income in a condo market that has temporarily cooled.
A rarely staged work by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht that is part song cycle, part jazz, part cabaret and part critique of the Weimar Republic -- updated, in certain instances, to reflect the present day.
Elderly adults who regularly consume curry spice demonstrate better cognitive performance than those who rarely or never eat curry, report scientists in Singapore.
People with generally positive outlooks show greater resistance to developing colds than do individuals who rarely revel in upbeat feelings, a new investigation finds.
He escaped slavery before the Civil War and rose to an office still rarely held by anyone black.
Cache Valley virus disease is rarely diagnosed in North America, in part because laboratories rarely test for it.