This medal was chosen as the 84th issue of the prestigious Society of Medalists series in 1971.
The obverse bears four divided panels suggesting view of opened cardboard box surrounding recessed central square with four faces at l. registering increasing stages of fear and panic at serpents, insects, snails escaping at right. In left and right panels, PANDORA / ONE
The reverse has cross-like divided outer panels surrounding a recessed central square with mushroom cloud forming a death's head above corpse and serpents. In upper and lower panels, PANDORA / TWO; at lower right, EW 1971 ©
The medal measures 73mm in diameter and was struck by the Medallic Art Company of New York. Its reported mintage is 1,223 pieces in bronze.