Lincoln Mining announces private placement of up to $5,500,000

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/

VANCOUVER, May 11 /CNW/ - Lincoln Mining Corporation, TSX-V: LMG ("Lincoln" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has engaged Casimir Capital LP (the "Agent"), on a best efforts basis, in connection with a brokered private placement offering of up to 15,909,091 units at a price of $0.22 per unit ("Units") for total proceeds of up to $3,500,000. Each Unit is comprised of one common share of the Company and one half of one non-transferable common share purchase warrant. Each whole purchase warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one additional common share of the Company at a price of $0.35 per share for a period of two years from closing.

Concurrent with the brokered private placement, the Company will also be conducting a non-brokered private placement of up to 9,090,909 Units at the same price as the brokered private placement for total proceeds of up to $2,000,000.

As compensation, the Agent, and certain finders involved in the non-brokered private placement ("Finders"), will receive a commission of 7% of the proceeds raised, payable in cash. In addition, the Agent and Finders will receive non-transferable warrants to acquire common shares of the Company equal to 7% of the total number of Units sold. Each such warrant will entitle the holder to acquire one common share of the Company at a price of $0.35 per share for a period of two years from closing.

All securities issued under the private placements will be subject to a four month hold period from the closing date under applicable Canadian securities laws, in addition to such other restrictions as may apply under applicable securities laws of jurisdictions outside Canada. The private placements are subject to all necessary regulatory approvals including from the TSX Venture Exchange.

Lincoln intends to use the funds raised to advance development of its mineral properties and for general working capital purposes.

Lincoln Mining Corp. is a Canadian precious metals exploration and development company with several projects in various stages of exploration and development which include the Pine Grove gold property in Nevada, the Oro Cruz gold property in California and the La Bufa gold-silver property in Mexico. In the United States, the Company operates under its wholly-owned subsidiary Lincoln Gold US Corp., a Nevada corporation.

On behalf of Lincoln Mining Corporation

"Paul Saxton"

Paul Saxton, President & CEO

This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any of the Company's securities in the United States. The securities have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "1933 Act"), or any state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States or to U.S. persons unless registered under the 1933 Act and applicable state securities laws, or an exemption from such registration is available. Any public offering of securities in the United States must be made by means of a prospectus that contains detailed information about the Company and its management, as well as financial statements.

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.

THIS PRESS RELEASE INCLUDES FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS OR INFORMATION. ALL STATEMENTS OTHER THAN STATEMENTS OF HISTORICAL FACT INCLUDED IN THIS RELEASE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, STATEMENTS REGARDING FUTURE PLANS AND OBJECTIVES OF LINCOLN ARE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS THAT INVOLVE VARIOUS RISKS AND UNCERTAINTIES. THERE CAN BE NO ASSURANCE THAT SUCH STATEMENTS WILL PROVE TO BE ACCURATE AND ACTUAL RESULTS AND FUTURE EVENTS COULD DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE ANTICIPATED IN SUCH STATEMENTS. IMPORTANT FACTORS THAT COULD CAUSE ACTUAL RESULTS TO DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THE COMPANY'S PLANS OR EXPECTATIONS INCLUDE AVAILABILITY OF CAPITAL AND FINANCING IN CONNECTION WITH THE COMPANY'S PROPOSED BROKERED AND NON-BROKERED PRIVATE PLACEMENTS, GENERAL ECONOMIC, MARKET OR BUSINESS CONDITIONS, REGULATORY CHANGES, TIMELINES OF GOVERNMENT OR REGULATORY APPROVALS AND OTHER RISKS DETAILED HEREIN AND FROM TIME TO TIME IN THE FILINGS MADE BY THE COMPANY. THE COMPANY MAKES ALL REASONABLE EFFORTS TO UPDATE ITS CORPORATE MATERIAL, DOCUMENTATION AND FORWARD-LOOKING INFORMATION ON A TIMELY BASIS.

SOURCE LINCOLN MINING CORPORATION

For further information: For further information: please contact Investor Relations at (604) 688-7377 or visit the Company's website at www.lincolnmining.com

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