Denomination

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Denomination

Corresponds to the face value of currency units, coins, and securities. An international transaction may be denominated in US dollars, for example, or in British pounds.

Denomination

The face value of money or a bond. The denomination for a bond is most often $1000, which the par paid at maturity. Denominations on money indicate how much cash one has. For example, if one has a bill with a $10 denomination, this indicates that one has $10.

denomination

The face value of a security. For bonds, it is usually $1,000 ($5,000 for municipals) or multiples thereof, and for stock it is the par value.
References in classic literature ?
Impositions of this kind usually fall under the denomination of indirect taxes, and must for a long time constitute the chief part of the revenue raised in this country.
Holland, in which no particle of the supreme authority is derived from the people, has passed almost universally under the denomination of a republic.
Add one fool to another fool, and in six years' time six fools more--they're all of the same denomination, big and little's nothing to do with the sum
In form, he was certainly an Episcopalian, though not a sectary of that denomination.
It is not there that respectable people of any denomination can do most good; and it certainly is not there that the influence of the clergy can be most felt.
Still, when Brahmins but irritated with begging demands the mother of his master's wife, and when she sent them away so angry that they cursed the whole retinue (which was the real reason of the second off-side bullock going lame, and of the pole breaking the night before), he was prepared to accept any priest of any other denomination in or out of India.
The end of it was that Jane Clayton wrote out a cheque of large denomination and handed it to Nikolas Rokoff, who left her cabin with a grin of satisfaction upon his lips.
No, it was not snow that was falling, but checks of large denomination, the smallest not less than a thousand dollars.
He even telephoned to San Francisco for ten thousand dollars in bills of large denomination.
The various coins, however, of English and Spanish denomination puzzle them, and they never seemed to think the small silver quite secure until changed into dollars.
Such too, to a greater or less extent, is the condition of the operatives of every denomination in England, which is the great workhouse of the world.
The watchmen in Germany, had formerly, and in some places they still carry with them, on their rounds at night, a sort of mace or club, known in ancient times by the above denomination.