Beautifully engraved Certificate from the First Virginia Banks issued in the 1990's. This historic document was printed by the Security Banknote Company and has an ornate block borders with a vignette of Thomas Jefferson. This item has the printed signatures of the company's officers.
Multibank holding company First Virginia Banks has 10 subsidiary banks operating approximately 400 branches in Virginia, Maryland, and Tennessee. Targeting individuals and regional businesses, the banks offer standard deposit products, as well as credit card, trust, international banking, and investment services. Automobile loans represent about half of the banks' portfolio; they also make home equity, residential mortgage, commercial real estate, construction, and commercial loans. Subsidiaries sell multiline insurance and write second mortgages in southeastern and mid-Atlantic states. First Virginia Banks also offers online mortgages and an automobile leasing program within its service area.