Ultimately, if the Canadians are correct, we clearly tend to find importance in not just the nominal value of money.
When they are sold for more or less than their nominal value, they are said to be above or below par.
Such certificates were received at their nominal value in payment of taxes.
The threepenny stamps were marked with the nominal value of 2½d., to agree with the twenty-five centimes of the Postal Union.
Eastern lands lost even their nominal value, and western towns became bankrupt.
Even as low as $150 to $200 per chest became its nominal value in the Straits.
Gold rose in its nominal value, or in the quantity of silver which was given for it.
In his want of money he issued false coinage of copper and brass, intrinsically worth perhaps a sixtieth of its nominal value.
A very large minority wished to avoid the difficulty by keeping the present money in circulation, but lowering its nominal value.
The nominal value of all sorts of goods would be greater, but their real value would be precisely the same as before.