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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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Marsh harrier chicks, raised successfully in a secret location this summer A female marsh harrier in flight - a bird of prey rarer than the golden eagle
Andrew concludes "Sadly, although NICE was established to ensure that effective, innovative drugs are funded by the NHS, it seems to have instead become a gatekeeper to protect the NHS budget and people with the rarer cancers in particular, seem to be losing out.
A cancer may be classed as rarer either because it affects an unusual site in the body, or because the cancer itself is of an unusual type, is difficult to diagnose or requires special treatment.
But footballer's girlfriends are an even rarer breed.
So why are physical-education classes becoming rarer in U.
For rarer, heavier stars, the process isn't as clear.
5) European design has sparked a desire for rarer and more precious materials, such as African Wenge wood.
But genuine drag queens and transgendered individuals who achieve musical notoriety are rarer.
Much rarer are those that follow us into the present with a seeming life of their own.
Her upbeat numbers are rarer but just as accomplished, while Something Good came across particularly well live.
Rarer still is Marcus Samuelsson, one who is not only the co-owner of an acclaimed Scandinavian restaurant in New York City, but also author of a definitive cookbook: Aquavit and the New Scandinavian Cuisine (Houghton Mifflin Company, $45.