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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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In order to define ecodesign recommendations for improving metal use efficiency in vehicles, the first step is to analyze the metal content in the car and quantify them through a weighting factor considering the rarity value of each identified metal.
Will we see mo rarity updates like this in the near future?
A high return on investment for several reasons, which include rarity and portability.
Its highly acclaimed collection of antique American furniture, paintings and decorative collectibles is aesthetically sensational and consistently singled out by prominent collectors based on value and rarity.
Neuhaus says that he observed predators catching his study animals, but he adds that "the main problem" with some other longterm studies is the rarity of reported predator attacks.
Early diagnosis and treatment are essential for local control of this aggressive tumor, but recognition can be delayed because of its rarity or because of difficulty in making a pathologic diagnosis.
Aerospace giant Boeing, for instance, was a generous and almost entirely unionized employer (in a rarity for firms in this country, its engineers and technicians, as well as its blue-collar workers, are unionized), that laid off 50,000 workers when aircraft orders nosedived after World War II.
Costs have ranged from $50 to $2,500, depending on the condition and rarity of the book.
Introducing and descriptively exploring each and every gem covered in the easy-to-use reference, Secrets Of The Gem Trade contains an illustrated summary of each stone inclusive of its history and general information, hue and tone, saturation, which may be noticed as the finest, an understanding of the particular gems rarity, and the caution for synthetics and how to depict them, however dependant upon the stone there may be description of clarity, color fading, multi-color effect, etc.
Particularly when a collection is not of exceptional value or rarity, underwriting expertise has been developed.
Queen Bee is aimed at teenage girls, a rarity for American comics.