One of the most valuable ancient American artifacts is a prehistoric Clovis point, sometimes worth thousands or as much as 276,000 dollars. Usually, arrowheads are only worth about $20 or so, but rare Clovis points are worth a lot more.
What is the most expensive arrowhead?
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.
How much is an old arrowhead worth?
In general, an arrowhead will sell for between $10 and $20. For a more professional valuation of an arrowhead, The Official Overstreet Indian Arrowheads Identification and Price Guide is a great resource. Despite the price listings, however, selling an expensive arrowhead will mean finding a dealer willing to pay.
What does a Clovis point Arrowhead look like?
Clovis arrowheads are fluted (leaf like furrows in the central part of the base). Clovis arrowheads have concave base and convex sides. The broadest areas for Clovis arrowheads are situated either in the near midsection or toward the base of the point. Clovis arrowheads are usually crafted out of stone or chert.
Why are arrowheads illegal in Texas?
Federal and state laws are designed to protect archeological sites on public land and generally forbid casual artifact collecting. Artifact collecting should not be undertaken on public property unless legally permitted. The collection of artifacts or digging on archeological sites is illegal without a permit.