Auryn Resources Inc. To Place up to $500,000 in Additional Financing

VANCOUVER, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Auryn Resources Inc. (TSXV: AUG) ("Auryn" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that it intends to raise up to an additional $500,000 through a non-brokered private placement. The placement is to be offered under identical terms as the Company's recently completed Private Placement, raising $2,196,500 in November of 2013, and will consist of up to 1 million common shares of the Company at a price of CAD$0.50 per share (the "Offering").

The Company intends to use the net proceeds, as well as those from the November placement, to continue its pursuit of mineral property opportunities in Turkey and across Eurasia.  At this time, the Company has not entered into any definitive agreement with respect to these acquisitions.

The shares under the Offering will be subject to a four-month hold period and will not be registered in the United States. No broker fees or commissions will be paid in connection with this Offering.

Closing of the Offering is anticipated to occur on or before February 12th, 2014 and is subject to customary closing conditions including, but not limited to; the negotiation, execution of definitive placement agreements and receipt of applicable regulatory approvals, including approval of the TSX Venture Exchange.

On Behalf of the Board
"Shawn Wallace"

Shawn Wallace
President, CEO and Director

Forward Looking Information

This release includes certain statements that may be deemed "forward-looking statements". Forward-looking information is information that includes implied future performance and/or forecast information including information relating to, or associated with, exploration and or development of mineral properties. These statements or graphical information involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results, performance or achievements of the Company to be materially different (either positively or negatively) from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.

Disclaimer

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of any of the Common Shares in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.  The Common Shares have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "U.S. Securities Act") or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the benefit of, U.S. persons (as defined in Regulation S under the U.S. Securities Act) unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and applicable state securities laws or pursuant to an exemption from such registration requirements.

The TSX Venture Exchange Inc. has in no way passed upon the merits of the proposed transaction and has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this news release.

Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE Auryn Resources Inc.



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