Tarbes: in the bowels and secrets of the Banque de France

It was as safe a place as Fort Knox, the epicenter of the economy. But that was before … At a time when the currency wasn’t dematerialized … A secret place that Philippe Bigot, the current director, revealed while telling us his story. “The decree was signed in 1871. The idea was to set up a Banque de France in all departments. Tarbes was one of …