It all started when Las Vegas coin dealer Mike Byers listed a quarter on eBay. He was asking $35,000 for the coin – which is a heck of a lot given its face value. And there was a lot of interest. More than 1,500 eBay users were “watching” the listing, and the seller received plenty of inquiries about the item, too. So, why were people willing to spend so much on a quarter?