Beautifully engraved certificate from the National Metropolitan Bank issued in 1877. This historic document has an ornate border around it with a vignettes of the capitol, Lady Liberty and a dog guarding a safe. This item is hand signed by the Company's President (William Thompson) and Cashier (George White) and is over 124 years old.
The National Metropolitan Bank, Washington, D.C. is the oldest National Bank in the District of Columbia. The Bank was Chartered in 1865. B. STANLEY SIMMONS designed the National Metropolitan Bank building in Washington.