Yamana Gold Declares Quarterly Dividend

Yamana Gold Declares Quarterly Dividend 
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 02/20/13 -- YAMANA GOLD INC.
(TSX:YRI)(NYSE:AUY)(LSE:YAU) today announced its first quarter 2013
dividend of $0.065 per share. Shareholders of record at the close of
business on March 28, 2013 will be entitled to receive payment of
this dividend on April 11, 2013. The dividend is an "eligible
dividend" for Canadian tax purposes. 
Total dividends paid by the Company in 2012 were $168.2 million which
represents an increase of 68% over 2011. Yamana is committed to
delivering value to shareholders, across all measures including cash
value by means of dividends. 
About Yamana  
Yamana is a Canadian-based gold producer with significant gold
production, gold development stage properties, exploration
properties, and land positions in Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Mexico
and Colombia. Yamana plans to continue to build on this base through
existing operating mine expansions, throughput increases, development
of new mines, the advancement of its exploration properties and by
targeting other gold consolidation opportunities with a primary focus
in the Americas. 
(All amounts are expressed in United States dollars unless otherwise
Yamana Gold Inc.
Lisa Doddridge
Vice President, Corporate Communications and
Investor Relations
416-945-7362 or 1-888-809-0925
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