Comstock Mining Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

Comstock Mining Announces Public Offering of Common Stock

VIRGINIA CITY, Nev.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Comstock Mining Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE MKT: LODE) announced today that it plans to make a public offering of its common stock. Global Hunter Securities, LLC, Aegis Capital Corp. and Moelis & Company LLC will act as joint-book running managers and North Square Blue Oak Ltd. as co-manager for the proposed offering.

The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for working capital, bonding/permitting and general corporate purposes.


The offering of the shares will be made under the Company's effective shelf registration statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The Company intends to file a prospectus supplement with the SEC for the common stock offering to which this communication relates. When available, the prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus may be obtained by contacting: Global Hunter Securities, LLC, 777 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10017, 646-264-5600.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any shares of the Company's common stock, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. The offering may be made only by means of a prospectus and a related prospectus supplement, which have or will be filed with the SEC.

About Comstock Mining Inc.

Comstock Mining Inc. is a Nevada-based gold and silver mining company with extensive, contiguous property in the Comstock District. The Company began acquiring properties in the Comstock District in 2003. Since then, the Company has consolidated a significant portion of the Comstock District, amassed the single largest known repository of historical and current geological data on the Comstock region, secured permits, built an infrastructure and brought the exploration project into test mining production. The Company continues acquiring additional properties in the district, expanding its footprint and creating opportunities for exploration and mining. The goal of its strategic plan is to deliver stockholder value by validating qualified resources (at least measured and indicated) and reserves (probable and proven) of 3,250,000 gold equivalent ounces in 2013, and commencing commercial mining and processing operations with annual production rates of 20,000 gold equivalent ounces.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release and any related calls or discussions may contain forward-looking statements. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements include statements about matters such as the proposed offering, any filings related thereto or our proposed use of the proceeds therefrom. Stock market conditions generally or conditions relating to the Company's securities specifically; future industry market conditions; future changes in our exploration activities, production capacity and operations; and future exploration, production, operating and overhead costs. Occurrence of such events or circumstances could have a material adverse effect on the proposed offering, our business, financial condition, results of operations or cash flows or the market price of our securities. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements by or attributable to us or persons acting on our behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these factors. We undertake no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement.

Contact information for Comstock Mining Inc.:
P.O. Box 1118
Virginia City, NV 89440
info@comstockmining.com



Comstock Mining Inc.
Kimberly Shipley, 775-847-7376
Manager of Investor Relations

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