- The amount displayed on a financial instrument, such as a check or note, indicating its worth
- A value designated to each share of a corporation's stock as stated in its charter
- The original sum of money lent on a bond, also known as the principal
- The bond was bought at a price above par, indicating high investor confidence.
- The corporation was unable to sell shares below par as stated in their charter.
- Upon the bond's maturity, the investor will receive the par value.