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How does a mint determine the face value of precious metal coins and what does it mean?

If one were to look at silver/gold proof coins that are minted by/for/on behalf of the government, one could see that some coins would bear a face value, such as the 1/2 oz $25 American Eagle gold ...
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Is it possible to pay contracts using gold in the UK using legal tender gold coins?

I have looked around for this for ages and for obvious reasons, would be a very efficient means of paying bills without HMRC taking a cut (as long as I can't be attacked for Tax evasion). I have seen ...
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Does the US produce a gold coin?

And if so, are there reputable places to obtain the coins (i.e. a local bank, US mint website, etc.)?