Aura Silver Resources Inc.
TSX VENTURE : AUU

Aura Silver Resources Inc.

July 05, 2011 16:00 ET

Aura Silver Grants Stock Options

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 5, 2011) - Aura Silver Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:AUU) ("Aura Silver" or the "Company) announces that it has granted stock options for a total of 2,400,000 common shares of the Company to officers, directors and consultants of the Company. These stock options are exercisable at $0.23 per stock option and expire on July 1, 2016. These stock options vest over an eighteen month period following the grant date.

This stock option grant is subject to acceptance by the TSX Venture Exchange.

About Aura Silver

Aura Silver is a TSX Venture listed company engaged in the acquisition, exploration and development of precious metal prospects in Canada (100% owned Greyhound project) and in Oaxaca, Mexico at the Taviche project. Aura Silver has 87,853,590 common shares outstanding.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

This press release may contain forward looking statements that are made as of the date hereof and are based on current expectations, forecasts and assumptions which involve risks and uncertainties associated with our business including the uncertainty as to whether further exploration will result in the target(s) being delineated as a mineral resource, capital expenditures, operating costs, mineral resources, recovery rates, grades and prices, estimated goals, expansion and growth of the business and operations, the private placement financing activities of the Company, plans and references to the Company's future successes with its business and the economic environment in which the business operates. All such statements are made pursuant to the 'safe harbour' provisions of, and are intended to be forward-looking statements under, applicable Canadian securities legislation. Any statements contained herein that are statements of historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements require us to make assumptions and are subject to inherent risks and uncertainties. We caution readers of this news release not to place undue reliance on our forward-looking statements as a number of factors could cause actual results or conditions to differ materially from current expectations. Please refer to the risks set forth in the Company's most recent annual MD&A and the Company's continuous disclosure documents that can be found on SEDAR at www.sedar.com. Aura Silver does not intend, and disclaims any obligation, except as required by law, to update or revise any forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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.

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