Arrowheads can be as much as 14,000 years old, and when someone today finds one, its likely that he or she is the first person since the original maker to touch it! Holding your first arrowhead can be the beginning of an exciting, lifelong hobby of collecting and learning about a common Native American tool.
Do old arrowheads have any value?
While some Native American arrowheads are worth a fortune, most of them are not worth much money. Since arrowheads were made all over North America for thousands of years, they are relatively easy to find. Since they are so common, you wont be able to sell a typical arrowhead for much.
What is the most expensive Arrowhead ever sold?
The most expensive arrowhead ever sold went for $276,000. It was both prehistoric and made of green obsidian, a rare stone. Very ancient arrowheads are rare, with the famous Clovis points being the most sought-after and valuable rare arrowheads.
Is it illegal to own Indian arrowheads?
Under U.S. law, archaeological materials that are taken from federal or Indian lands without a permit are unlawful. Ancient objects that are found on private land are legal for individuals to own under NAGPRA, although these objects could (very rarely) be subject to a civil claim of superior title by a tribe.