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If one does the Minhag of Kapparos on money, how much money should be used for each person? (Sources.)

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Nitei Gavriel Yom Kippur 10:17 says that it should be done with money that equals the value of a chicken.

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My Rov said in shiur tonight it should be a multiple of 18 (currency units or maybe coins). –  Avrohom Yitzchok Sep 22 '12 at 20:49
    
@AvrohomYitzchok 18?? Isn't that the gematria of חטא?? –  Double AA Sep 25 '12 at 2:08
    
@DoubleAA and chai!! –  Avrohom Yitzchok Sep 27 '12 at 13:27
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