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Gold, silver, and bronze coins were discovered in the base of the statue of Napoleon currently being repaired at a foundry, after leaving Place de Gaulle in Rouen in 2020.
Unbolted almost a year ago (July 2, 2020) to be consolidated, the statue of Napoleon I, until then installed on the Place de Gaulle in Rouen, continues to be talked about. Currently under repair at a foundry in the Paris region, it had not revealed all its secrets. In its base have already been discovered a chest filled with bundles of papers in which are listed all the donors who allowed its manufacture.