PERTH, AUSTRALIA--(Marketwired - May 19, 2014) - Centamin (LSE: CEY) (TSX: CEE) was today advised pursuant to DTR 3.1.2R, by Mr M Bankes, a director of the Company, that he acquired 30,000 ordinary shares in the Company on 19 May 2014 at a price of 61.8 pence per share. The transaction occurred on the London Stock Exchange.

The total shareholding for Mr Bankes is now 150,000 ordinary shares or 0.01% of the Company's issued share capital.

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Centamin plc
Josef El-Raghy, Chairman
Andy Davidson, Head of Business Development and Investor Relations
(andy.davidson@centamin.je)
+44 (0) 1534 828708

Buchanan
Bobby Morse
Gordon Poole
Gabriella Clinkard
+ 44 (0) 20 7466 5000