Whats the best advice to start investing and buying gold?

Whats the best way to start? Is it better to buy bullion bars or coins? Does it matter what kind of coins? For example, Gold American Eagles over American Buffalos? Why does the face value of an American Eagle 1oz. is $50 when gold is worth almost $900, and the same thing with the rest of the American Eagle... show more Whats the best way to start? Is it better to buy bullion bars or coins? Does it matter what kind of coins? For example, Gold American Eagles over American Buffalos?

Why does the face value of an American Eagle 1oz. is $50 when gold is worth almost $900, and the same thing with the rest of the American Eagle coins?
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