These Old Household Things Are Worth a Lot of Money Now. Do You Have Any in Your Home?

Chances are, you can make money without ever leaving your home. Yes, the Beanie Baby craze was excessive. And it’s unlikely your baseball cards — unless extremely rare — will be of any value to anyone else but you. However, there are a few households items worth a lot of money that are probably in your possession right now. It’s very possible that some of your old belongings masquerading as junk are actually serious money makers.

Ranked from “my monthly internet bill” to “this will pay for my kid’s college,” here are 16 common household items worth a lot of money right now.

16. Quarters

woman placing quarters in a jar

Some quarters, in particular, are worth quite a lot of money. | iStock.com/Photobuay

  • Potential price tag: $100 per coin

Mental Floss suggests you check your loose change for Kansas Quarters. A batch of these irregular quarters from 2005 are valued at around $100, thanks to a coin pressing machine error. The Kansas quarter’s motto reads “In God We Rust” instead of “In God We Trust.” A big oopsie for sure, but one that could turn valuable should you have one laying around in a swear jar somewhere.

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