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Face Value

A readily ascertainable amount of money determinable from the words of a written instrument alone without the aid of any other source.

The face value of an instrument such as a financial document is only the amount shown on it, without the inclusion of interest or fees customarily added or reference to its actual market value.

face value

n. in shares of stock, the original cost of the stock shown on the certificate, or "par value."

face value

(First blush), noun appearance, manifestation, semblance, visual impact

face value

(Price), noun price charged, quoted price, sum, total, worth
See also: cost, face amount, par, price
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It remains the priority of the WRU to encourage supporters to either purchase debenture seats or to join a member club or supporters club in order to have access to face value tickets.
The draft directive provides that the sale of a third-party certificate that may be redeemed for taxable property or meals at face value is not subject to sales tax.
It again warned last night that it employs a team of private detectives who track down tickets being sold above face value.
MATURITY: This refers to the period after which the face value is to be repaid.
Moy's statement ignores the fact that it was the government that took advantage of the American taxpayer by destroying the currency's purchasing power to such an extent that the metal in nickels and pennies is now worth more than the coins' face value.
At date of death, it recognizes a gain equal to the difference between the face value of the policy and its carrying amount.
It is also planning a wave of prosecutions for failing to declare the face value of tickets.
treasury bills with a face value totaling $75 billion were contained in three metal boxes bearing the name of a Japanese shipper, each containing 250 pieces of fake bills in $100 million denominations.
But brokers and stock market analysts said it would be difficult for the bank to issue new shares or to borrow money from other financial institutions if its stock price slips below its face value.
Ground tickets are fetching as much as pounds 100 each, a significant hike on their face value price for the Five Nations match, which is a sell-out.
has acquired the underlying mortgage note with a face value of $11 million and has restructured the debt.