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This one can't be hard.

These homophones deal with money
I can have a person on me
Or I could have a flower
When they get to one hundred they use paper

What are the homophones?

Hint:

Think about coins, not value

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    $\begingroup$ Been waiting for this. (+1) :D $\endgroup$ – Kevin L Oct 4 '18 at 2:54
  • $\begingroup$ Having trouble making a hint... $\endgroup$ – Duck Oct 6 '18 at 0:58
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You’re talking about

PENNY and PENNI.

These homophones deal with money

A Penny is one cent, equal to one hundredth of a dollar. A Penni is a Finnish currency unit, equal to one hundredth of a markka.

I can have a person on me

Could be Queen Elizabeth II, at least for the old Canadian pennies.

Or I could have a flower

A Finnish penni can have a flower on it.

When they get to one hundred they use paper

One hundred pennies is a paper US dollar. One hundred pennis is a paper Finnish markka.

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    $\begingroup$ Yay! This is it! :) +1 $\endgroup$ – Duck Oct 7 '18 at 14:56
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These homophones deal with money

Could they be scent and cent? Maybe also bill and Bill or Ben and Ben? (I'm not sure how many to find.)

I can have a person on me

A cent or a bill can have a person on you, a Ben (Franklin) is a US one hundred.

Or I could have a flower

Flowers have scents

They both come from one hundred

Cent is French for one hundred, and a Ben is a US one hundred.

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  • $\begingroup$ You're on the scent but not quite! :) +1 $\endgroup$ – Duck Oct 4 '18 at 3:17
  • $\begingroup$ flowers have scents, but scents don't have a flower :P $\endgroup$ – Kaspar Scherrer Oct 5 '18 at 8:58
  • $\begingroup$ @Duck - is it just the reasoning that is wrong? or are the homophones wrong $\endgroup$ – deep thought Oct 6 '18 at 3:40
  • $\begingroup$ Probably doesn't count, and is in the wrong direction, but there is the U.S. wheat penny, which has at one point featured two ears of wheat that are post flowering stage. $\endgroup$ – a sandwhich Oct 6 '18 at 5:22
  • $\begingroup$ The homophones are wrong, but @asandwhich is so close if you don't go on with the wheat $\endgroup$ – Duck Oct 6 '18 at 15:41
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I suppose it's

penny and peony

which are

a coin(which can have people on it, and when you have 100 pennies it is equivalent to a dollar bill) and a flower respectively

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  • $\begingroup$ Penny is right, but peony isn't. Nice job, though and have fun puzzling +1 $\endgroup$ – Duck Oct 7 '18 at 1:32
  • $\begingroup$ @Duck Woohoo, I can finally put my bots into action :) $\endgroup$ – Quintec Oct 7 '18 at 15:43
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These homophones deal with money

saint and cent
(saint helenian pounds(shp) is a currency)

I can have a person on me or I could have a flower

the cents have person or flower engraved on them
(for example canadian cent has flower on one side and person on other side)

When they get to one hundred they use paper

100 cent = 1 dollar paper note

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  • $\begingroup$ Sorry, but nope :) +1 $\endgroup$ – Duck Oct 5 '18 at 0:19
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fun answer - Is it..

Me? (Cashbee)

These homophones deal with money

Cashbee

I can have a person on me

I love giving piggyback rides

Or I could have a flower

As a bee, I love flowers

When they get to one hundred they use paper

I can't count over a hundred in my head. I need to write the numbers down from that point on.

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  • $\begingroup$ If fun answer like this one are not welcome, please let me know and I will stop posting them (as long as I'm certain that they're incorrect like this one) $\endgroup$ – Kaspar Scherrer Oct 5 '18 at 9:36
  • $\begingroup$ They are very much welcome but for this one maybe you could have said it in the comments but this is not a homophone pair :) +1 $\endgroup$ – Duck Oct 6 '18 at 0:55
  • $\begingroup$ Also, how would I know that you like to give piggy-back rides? $\endgroup$ – Duck Oct 6 '18 at 0:56

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