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Face Value

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.

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face value

face val·ue • n. the value printed or depicted on a coin, banknote, postage stamp, ticket, etc. ∎ fig. the superficial appearance or implication of something: she felt the lie was unconvincing, but he seemed to take it at face value.

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