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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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Basically a coin with a story and a rarity will trump everything else a[bar] A lot of this is ego," Mudd told (http://news.
Diagnosis can be delayed as a result of the entity's rarity or confounding tissue histology.
Signed by Newport's squad - and designed by Welsh rappers Goldie Looking Chain - it is a real rarity with only 18 in existence.
Compounding the escape risk is the fact that inmates who are minimal flight risks are a rarity in jails as budget cuts have limited jail beds to the worst offenders, the report said.
When she was first on the rise, in the 1970s, Laredo was a relative rarity as a female piano soloist, particularly in the technically demanding and muscular works of Rachmaninoff.
But I rarely see robins these days, and the chaffinch is also a rarity.
In bygone times, patient referrals were a rarity and occurred when the family practitioners decided the patient should see a surgeon.
Most were previously collected only in 'Children of Wax', and seven new stories from Botswana have been added for this collection, making for even more of a rarity.
The rarity of the find stems from two factors, Collins and his colleague Diego C.
When she does unearth a rarity, it's connected to a musical legend, like Stephen Sondheim's little-heard but beloved "Goodbye for Now" from Reds.
Traditionally, religious vocations come from larger families--a rarity today--in which the parents endeavour to keep all of God's laws and, by doing so, provide the spiritual and social environment conducive to vocations.