8 Most Valuable Types of Antiques to Invest In

Some 500 BC coins are among the most precious antiquities. Rare Roman and other historical coins may sell for thousands of dollars.

Ancient Coins

Jewelry Antique shops often provide valuable jewelry, particularly produced from precious metals like gold and silver. Victorian, Edwardian, and Art Deco jewelry are popular.


Collectors love Chippendale furniture because it's well-made and sturdy despite its centuries-old age. Windsor chairs and Queen Anne tables are also wonderful discoveries.


Antique toys, particularly pre-1950s ones, are great investments. In excellent condition, wooden toy troops from Europe or America and pre-WWII Japanese dolls may be worth a fortune.


Silverware sets are great complements to any home, but some are worth thousands. Famous silversmiths like Gorham and Tiffany & Co. demand greater rates owing to their excellence and history.

Silverware Sets

Antique aficionados like clocks. If you want to start this activity, look for 1700s European clocks. Due to their traditional craftsmanship, clocks from this time are highly valued.


Besides Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa and Van Gogh's Starry Night, Rembrandt van Rijn and Johannes Vermeer's works sell highly at auctions.


Monogrammes are ornamental initials on clothes, books, tableware, and more. at Victorian times, monograms were popular, so pick up any you see at an antique store.

Monograms and Lettering Sets