February 12, 2013

New Carolin Gold Announces C$380,000 Non-Brokered Private Placement Unit Financing

New Carolin Gold Corp. (TSX - V: LAD) announces today that, subject to regulatory approval,
it intends to complete a non-brokered private placement of 3,800,000 Units at a price of C$0.10 per Unit for gross proceeds of C$380,000. Each Unit will consist of one Common Share and one-half of one Common Share Purchase Warrant. Each whole Warrant will be exercisable to acquire one additional Common Share of the Company at any time for a 12-month period from the date of issuance, at an exercise price of C$0.15 per share. The Company may pay a finder's fee in respect of certain investors introduced to the Company of up to 10%. One investor has subscribed for C$350,000 of this placement.

The securities issued under this private placement will be subject to a four-month hold period. The private placement is expected to close no later than February 28, 2013.

The majority of the proceeds of this financing will be set aside to make up a portion of the total amount the Company anticipates will be required to complete the proposed property settlement agreement (please see press release dated October 31, 2012).

About New Carolin Gold Corp.
New Carolin Gold is a Canadian-based junior mineral exploration and development company engaged in the acquisition, exploration, evaluation and development of 144 sq kms of contiguous mineral claims, collectively known as the Ladner Gold Project, located along the prospective and under-explored Coquihalla Gold Belt located in southwestern British Columbia, which is host to several historic small gold producers including the Carolin Mine, Emancipation Mine, Pipestem Mine and numerous gold prospects.

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"Bruce W. Downing"
Bruce W. Downing, M.Sc., P.Geo., Hon.FEC
President & Chief Executive Officer
Phone 778 - 294 - 3211

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