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Item #: SCP-XXXX

Object Class: Safe (Euclid classification under review)

Special Containment Procedures: A pouch containing all known instances of SCP-XXXX is to be kept in a standard Safe-class containment locker. Instances of SCP-XXXX are not to be removed from their pouch outside of research purposes, in order to prevent accidental consumption. There are currently five hundred and thirteen (513) instances of SCP-XXXX in containment.

Instances of SCP-XXXX-A are to be disposed of using standard biological waste disposal procedures after dissection and recovery of new SCP-XXXX instances.

Description: SCP-XXXX is a collection of chocolate coins individually wrapped in gold-colored foil. A coin's anomalous properties manifest a variable amount of time after a human consumes it. Consuming multiple coins increases this delay in an unpredictable, inconsistent manner1. After this period of time, the subject will regurgitate an instance of SCP-XXXX-A.

SCP-XXXX-A instances generally take the form of common products able to be purchased from vending machines, such as beverage cans or snack packages, with deviations from this pattern growing more pronounced as the subject consumes more coins. However, SCP-XXXX-A are made up entirely of human blood and skin tissue, and are similar to the objects they emulate in appearance only.

Each instance of SCP-XXXX-A is a genetic match for the subject that produced it. The creation of an instance of SCP-XXXX-A does not correspond to a loss of blood or tissue from its corresponding subject. It is currently unknown how the extra material is generated. Through x-ray observation and internal cameras, it has been determined that the SCP-XXXX-A instance grows out of nothing inside the subject's throat, which predictably causes discomfort in the subject and begins the regurgitation process.

The blood inside instances of SCP-XXXX-A flows through veins and arteries as if pumped by a heart, though no organs apart from skin have yet been detected through autopsy or x-ray. After losing approximately 40% or more of the blood it contains, any remaining blood ceases to flow and the instance behaves consistently with expired human flesh, i.e., undergoes normal decomposition2.

Instances of SCP-XXXX-A generally contain within them a number of SCP-XXXX coins equal to or greater than the number of coins fed to the human subject that produced the instance. The only exceptions to this trend are in cases where the instance is too small or otherwise unable to contain a coin due to its shape. Because of this, the overall number of SCP-XXXX instances has never decreased except in the short term. It is unknown what the exact mechanism for generating new coins is, though it is hypothesized that it fulfills a similar purpose to biological reproduction.

Recovery: Agents embedded in the police force of ███████, Wisconsin were alerted to potential anomalous activity when a 911 call was received on 11/19/20██, describing a child "puking his guts up, literally". The call originated from a birthday party in progress for L████ R█████, aged 1█. Guests reportedly consumed a large number of SCP-XXXX instances. The Foundation detained all guests, of which █ perished as a result of regurgitating SCP-XXXX-A instances. Surviving guests were given Class-A amnestics, and local news outlets were informed that the casualties occurred as a result of a helium tank manufacturer accidentally including carbon monoxide in the particular tank used to inflate the party's balloons.

L████ R█████ is currently in Foundation custody.