The Graphic Arts Collection only has a few bank certificates and bond notes in its collection of early American printed ephemera. Here are two examples.
Plymouth, Kankakee & Pacific Railroad Bond. New York: Henry Siebert & Bros; Ledger Building cor. Williams & Spruce Street, Issued 1871 (1874). Graphic Arts Collection GA 2016.00178. $1,000 railroad bond, uncancelled, payable in gold coin. 55 bond coupons attached.
District of Richmond [Bank certificate], Philadelphia, J.W. Steel, 1854. Certificate of a loan for $500 to Robert Allen or Beaver at 6%. With 77 certificates for $15 each payable half yearly. Graphic Arts Collection American broadsides