This medal was chosen as the 113th issue of the prestigious Society of Medalists series in 1986.
The obverse bears naked woman in diadem and necklace admiring herself in a hand-held mirror which forms the center hole. At right, script signature Marika 86
The reverse bears Pan-like devil drawing aside a curtain to peer back through the mirror square; skull, compass, and open book below. On the curtain, VANITAS
Marika Somogyi wrote in the brochure that accompanied the medal:
"A mirror contains an image, yet it does not. What is on the other side? This can be a very childish or a profound question."
After Richard McDermott Miller's Escape and Capture this was the second SOM medal in a row to feature a center hole.
The irregular subovoid measures 60mm x 73mm and was produced by the Medallic Art Company. Its reported mintage is 750 in bronze.