July 31, 2019
Renaissance Gold Announces Commencement of Drilling

Renaissance Gold Inc. (TSX.V:REN / OTCQB:RNSGF) (“RenGold” or the “Company”) is pleased to  announce the commencement of drilling on its Ferguson Mountain Project, under an earn-in agreement  with Hochschild Mining plc and its Fat Lizard Project, under an earn-in agreement with OceanaGold Corp.  (see NRs dated January 17 and February 20, 2019). 

Robert Felder, President and CEO states “We are excited to continue our 2019 drilling campaign in Nevada  with new partners and new targets that have never been drilled. Following the drill program recently  completed by AngloGold Ashanti on our Silicon Project, these are the second and third of an anticipated  eight projects to be drilled this year, continuing RenGold’s significant exposure to upside success through  our portfolio approach to exploration.” 

The Ferguson Mountain project, Elko County, Nevada is a Carlin-type gold target on a northwest trend of  gold occurrences encompassing Nevada Gold Mining’s (Barrick-Newmont JV) Long Canyon mine, the  Morgan Pass gold occurrence and the Gold Hill mine in Utah (Figure 1).

Geologic mapping, soil and rock chip geochemical sampling and a recent CSAMT survey have refined our  understanding of the structural architecture on the Ferguson Mountain project and a 5-hole, 1525 meter reverse circulation program is underway. The initial drill program will test several targets associated with  mapped mineralized structures and newly recognized structures interpreted from the CSAMT and their  potential intersection with favorable stratigraphic horizons at depth. 

The Fat Lizard project, Nye County, Nevada is a low-sulfidation epithermal target with no historic drilling.  (Figure 2). 

  

Target generation work conducted by RenGold and OceanaGold consisted of geologic mapping,  geochemical sampling and a gravity survey. Mapping and sampling has documented the presence of  silicified ridges and hydrothermal breccias containing anomalous gold (up to 0.5 g/t) and trace elements  (Sb, Te, As, Hg). In addition, observations of alteration and vein textures further support the interpretation  of a high-level exposure of a low-sulfidation epithermal system with the potential to host high-grade veins  associated with boiling horizons at depth. The current drilling program will test the deeper portions of the  system with 1240 meters in 3 core holes.  

About Renaissance Gold Inc. 

Renaissance Gold Inc. is a western US focused prospect generator utilizing a joint venture business model.  RenGold applies the extensive exploration experience and high-end technical skills of its founders and team  members to search for and acquire high quality precious metal exploration projects that are then offered for  joint venture to industry partners who provide exploration funding. RenGold maintains a large portfolio of  gold and silver exploration properties and has entered into over 70 exploration agreements over the past 16  years including those of its predecessor, AuEx Ventures Inc., and those from Kinetic Gold. RenGold’s objective is to place its projects into exploration agreements, testing as many drill targets as possible and  providing maximum exposure to success through discovery. 

Qualified Person 

All technical data disclosed in this press release has been verified by RenGold’s Qualified Person, Robert  Felder, M.Sc. and Certified Professional Geologist as recognized by the American Institute of Professional  Geologists (AIPG). 

By: Robert Felder, President & CEO 

For further information, contact: 

Robert Felder 775-337-1545 or bfelder@rengold.com 

Ronald Parratt 775-337-1545 or rparratt@rengold.com 

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