Sec Form 4 Filing - Honig Barry C @ Pershing Gold Corp. - 2018-04-26

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Honig Barry C
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Pershing Gold Corp. [ PGLC]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
X __ Director _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
555 SOUTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY, SUITE 450
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
04/26/2018
(Street)
BOCA RATON, FL33432
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Restricted Stock Units $ 0 04/26/2018 A 4,513 ( 1 ) ( 2 ) ( 2 ) Common Stock 4,513 $ 2.05 24,120 D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Honig Barry C
555 SOUTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY
SUITE 450
BOCA RATON, FL33432
X
Signatures
/s/Barry C. Honig 04/30/2018
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )The Reporting Person received a grant of 4,513 shares of restricted stock units in lieu of cash for retainer and meeting fees of $9,250 earned by the Reporting Person during the fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2018.
( 2 )The restricted stock units were granted pursuant to a Restricted Stock Unit Grant Agreement (the "Agreement") dated April 26, 2018. Pursuant to the Agreement, all restricted stock units vested on April 26, 2018. For each vested restricted stock unit, the Reporting Person will be entitled to receive one share of common stock upon termination of service on the Issuer's board of directors, in connection with a change in control or under certain other circumstances, all as set forth in the Agreement.

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