face value

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Synonyms for face value

the value of a security that is set by the company issuing it

Related Words

the apparent worth as opposed to the real worth

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It aimed at making the face value of gold money equivalent to its worth as raw material in order to prevent further increases in exports.
Rather, the king's concern that face value was the same as the intrinsic worth of the coin served a quite different principle.
The king maintained the inherent authority of the sign by ensuring that the face value of gold coins was equal to their intrinsic worth.
The differential constructions of value created by international money systems had not only driven a wedge between face value and "true" worth, rupturing the identity of the sign, but also placed in jeopardy the solid form of sovereign coins, now prey to allegedly proliferating illicit practices of clipping, sweating, melting down, and re-rendering into multifarious artifacts for ungovernable international exchange.