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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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Across the Dee Estuary, a broad-billed sandpiper was a great find among an impressive flocK of 10,000 dunlins at HoylaKe and Meols, a Russian wader that is rare on western coasts and even rarer in spring.
According to the forum, between 30 per cent and 50 per cent of all cancer cases could be classified as "rarer", falling outside the common cancers such as colon, breast, lung and prostate.
"Smoke This: Parkinson's is rarer among tobacco users" (SN: 7/14/07, p.
A PAIR of signed Muhammad Ali boxing gloves are rarer than Everton kicking off in the Premiership at 3pm on a Saturday afternoon.
Penny Wilson-Webb, of The Rarer Cancers Forum, said people with rarer conditions often felt "isolated and marginalised" due to a "lack of treatment options and support services for their cancers".
A YOUNG city student who owes her life to blood donors is leading a campaign to encourage people with rarer blood groups to visit a specially set up donor clinic.
It's unusual to find a collector's guide to minerals let alone the rarer fluorescent minerals, making this a valuable reference.
Of even rarer distinction is its Baccarat decanter, a limited edition bottling in honor of Johnnie Walker's 200th anniversary.
John Lott, who has researched and written extensively about gun laws, has pointed out in the Washington Times: "Accidental gun deaths among children are, fortunately, much rarer than most people believe.
Palmer has scoured the archives for familiar performance clips (Giselle, Romeo and Juliet, The Sleeping Beauty) and rarer footage, like the rehearsals for Ashton's Birthday Offering.
"There is no plant in Northern Ontario that I don't have an extract from," says Abou-Zaid, which includes some of the more rarer species.
Getting to the root of serious vision problems may involve MRI scans, a spinal tap, and other tests to definitely diagnose MS and rule out other, rarer possibilities.