Sound currency

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sound currency (Com) a currency whose actual value is the same as its nominal value; a currency which does not deteriorate or depreciate or fluctuate in comparision with the standard of values.
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Usage

In literature:

Manifestly nothing is more vital to our supremacy as a nation and to the beneficent purposes of our Government than a sound and stable currency.
"United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches" by Various
Manifestly nothing is more vital to our supremacy as a nation and to the beneficent purposes of our Government than a sound and stable currency.
"U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses" by Various
Fear nothing; your currency reposes upon a sound mortgage.
"Fiat Money Inflation in France" by Andrew Dickson White
A sound currency might be reached by total bankruptcy and discredit of the integrity of the nation and of individuals.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Ulysses S. Grant" by James D. Richardson
The soundness of our currency is nowhere questioned.
"Messages and Papers of William McKinley V.2." by William McKinley
The progress of the past thirty years has no doubt been due in an eminent degree to a sound and uniform currency.
"The Land We Live In" by Henry Mann
Jackson disapproved of the Bank on the ground that it failed to establish a sound and new form of currency.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
Shrunken to the dreary platitudes of the gold-standard catechism, babbling of "sound currency" and "intrinsic value.
"The Arena" by Various
It is organized to promote the circulation of a sound literary currency.
"The Library and Society" by Various
In the winter of 1863-64 Congress became aware of the fact that prices were higher than they should be under a sound currency.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
No country can be permanently prosperous unless its currency is sound and its credit good.
"Industrial Cuba" by Robert P. Porter
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