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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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