After a proof quarter valued at a staggering $35,000 went on sale, experts revealed why that coin is worth so much. And in case you’re wondering whether you’ve ever encountered a coin that may be valued at a small fortune, here’s how to spot these special quarters.
In 2016 Las Vegas coin dealer Mike Byers listed a quarter on eBay. And despite asking for $35,000 for a coin with a face value of 25 cents, this particular quarter received a lot of attention. Soon, more than 1,500 eBay users were “watching” the listing; the seller received numerous inquiries about the item, too.