The Anatomy of A Check
1. Monogram or Symbol
An optional monogram or symbol is available on checks.
This area is for up to 5 lines of your personal information, including name(s), address and phone number.
3. Check Number
This sequential number printed in two locations helps to keep track of the checks your write.
This fractional number identifies your bank.
5. Dollar Box
Area to write the numeric amount of the check.
6. Bank Information
The bank's information must be printed on the check.
7. Routing Number
The nine-digit number identifies your bank. 1st Mariner Bank's routing number is 252070752.
8. Account Number
This is your checking account number, assigned by your bank.
9. Signature Line
Account owner signs the check here to authorized its use.