Definitions for face valueˈfeɪs ˌvæl yu for 1 ; ˈfeɪs ˈvæl yu for 2

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

face val•ueˈfeɪs ˌvæl yu for 1 ; ˈfeɪs ˈvæl yu for 2(n.)

  1. the value printed on the face of a stock, bond, etc.

    Category: Business

  2. apparent value.

Origin of face value:

1875–80

Princeton's WordNet

  1. par value, face value, nominal value(noun)

    the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it; unrelated to market value

  2. face value(noun)

    the apparent worth as opposed to the real worth

Wiktionary

  1. face value(Noun)

    The amount or value listed on a bill, note, stamp, etc.; the stated value or amount.

  2. face value(Noun)

    No more or less than what is stated; a literal or direct meaning or interpretation.

Freebase

  1. Face value

    The face value is the value of a coin, stamp or paper money, as printed on the coin, stamp or bill itself by the minting authority. While the face value usually refers to the true value of the coin, stamp or bill in question it can sometimes be largely symbolic, as is often the case with bullion coins. For example, a one troy ounce American Gold Eagle bullion coin was worth and sold for about $1,200 USD during 2009 market prices and yet has a face value of only $50 USD.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

face value

the value stated on the face of a coin etc

Some old coins are now worth a great deal more than their face value.

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