TSX-V: AUL

Vancouver, BC - Aurelius Minerals Inc. (TSX.V: AUL) (the “Company” or “Aurelius”) wishes to announce the granting of incentive stock options to directors and officers to purchase up to 4,025,000 common shares under the Company’s Incentive Stock Option Plan. The options will be granted for a period of five (5) years, commencing on January 23, 2019, exercisable at a price of $0.06 per share and vest immediately.

The Company and its Board of Directors are also pleased to announce the appointment of Lorna D. MacGillivray as Secretary of the Company. Ms. MacGillivray was most recently the Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel for Stonegate Agricom Ltd. Prior to that, she was Assistant Secretary of Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. from May 2007 to May 2011. Previously, she was Corporate Secretary and General Counsel of Glencairn Gold Corporation (later Central Sun Mining Inc., and since acquired by B2Gold Corp.). Ms. MacGillivray has 30 years of in-house legal and corporate secretarial experience for mining companies, including Campbell Resources Inc., Zemex Corporation and Northgate Exploration Limited.

About Aurelius

Aurelius is a well-positioned gold exploration company focused on advancing two district-scale gold projects in the Abitibi Greenstone Belt in Ontario, Canada, one of the world’s most prolific mining districts; the 968-hectare, 9-claim Mikwam Property in the Burntbush area on the Casa Berardi trend and the 12,425-hectare, 57-claim Lipton Property on the Lower Detour Trend. The Company has a sound management team with experience in all facets of the mineral exploration and mining industry who will be considering additional acquisitions of advanced staged opportunities in the Abitibi and other proven mining districts.

AURELIUS MINERALS INC.

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Mark N. J. Ashcroft, President & CEO

For further information please contact:

Aurelius Minerals Inc.
Mark N.J. Ashcroft, President & CEO
info@aureliusminerals.com
Tel.: (416) 304-9095
www.aureliusminerals.com

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All statements in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, are “forward-looking information” with respect to Aurelius within the meaning of applicable securities laws, including statements with respect, the anticipated use of proceeds and the Company’s planned drilling and exploration activities. The Company provides forward-looking statements for the purpose of conveying information about current expectations and plans relating to the future and readers are cautioned that such statements may not be appropriate for other purposes. By its nature, this information is subject to inherent risks and uncertainties that may be general or specific and which give rise to the possibility that expectations, forecasts, predictions, projections or conclusions will not prove to be accurate, that assumptions may not be correct and that objectives, strategic goals and priorities will not be achieved. These risks and uncertainties include but are not limited to those identified and reported in Aurelius’ public filings under Aurelius Minerals Inc.’s SEDAR profile at www.sedar.com. Although Aurelius has attempted to identify important factors that could cause actual actions, events or results to differ materially from those described in forward-looking information, there may be other factors that cause actions, events or results not to be as anticipated, estimated or intended. There can be no assurance that such information will prove to be accurate as actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Aurelius disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise unless required by law.