Beautifully engraved certificate from Virginia Commonwealth Bankshares, Inc issued no later than 1972. This historic document was printed by the Security Columbian Banknote Company and has an ornate border around it with a vignette of the company's logo. This item has the signatures of the Company's President and Secretary and is over 42 years old.
1962-12-21 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH BANKSHARES, INC. located at RICHMOND, VA was established as a Bank Holding Company. 1972-12-31 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH BANKSHARES, INC. was renamed to BANK OF VIRGINIA COMPANY. 1986-07-14 BANK OF VIRGINIA COMPANY was renamed to SIGNET BANKING CORPORATION and moved to 7 NORTH 8TH STREET RICHMOND, VA. 1997-11-29 SIGNET BANKING CORPORATION was acquired by FIRST UNION CORPORATION.