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How heavy is 0.50 tons?

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It's about 30,000 times as heavy as a Compact disc.
In other words, the weight of a Compact disc is 0.0000330 times 0.50 tons.
(a.k.a. CD)
A compact disc typically weighs 0.0000170 tons. Data is stored on CDs by encoding into the track a series of tiny pits — each between 3.5 and 850 µm (0.00014 and 0.033 in) in length.
It's about 40,000 times as heavy as a Battery (AAA).
In other words, 0.50 tons is 38,000 times the weight of a Battery (AAA), and the weight of a Battery (AAA) is 0.0000260 times that amount.
(Alkaline)
An "AAA" size battery weighs 0.0000130 tons. Batteries are named by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee C18 and AAA batteries were given their name because they were smaller than the "AA" and "A" size batteries which were invented first.
It's about one-fifty-five-thousandth as heavy as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, the weight of The Statue of Liberty is 54,300 times 0.50 tons.
(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty, including her base is roughly 27,100 tons. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about 65,000 times as heavy as an Eye (Human).
In other words, the weight of an Eye (Human) is 0.0000160 times 0.50 tons.
(adult)
A fully developed eye (in a person over the age of thirteen), weighs about 0.00000780 tons. The pupil of the eye varies depending on the amount of light it is exposed to, but typically measures about 4 mm across.
It's about 80,000 times as heavy as a Quarter.
In other words, the weight of a Quarter is 0.00001250 times 0.50 tons.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. America the Beautiful quarter, a.k.a. two bits)
The America the Beautiful series quarters, which began to enter circulation in 2017, weigh 0.000006250 tons each. In answer to the common riddle, there are 119 ridges around the edge of the coin in its current design.
It's about 90,000 times as heavy as a sheet of Paper.
In other words, the weight of a sheet of Paper is 0.00001000 times 0.50 tons.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)
The weight of a ream (500 sheets) of 0.01 tons, 8.5 inch x 11 inch paper is 0.002 tons, each sheet weighing 0.00000600 tons. Paper of this size has a thickness of 0.004 caliper (0.1 mm).
It's about 100,000 times as heavy as a Die (Dice).
In other words, 0.50 tons is 110,000 times the weight of a Die (Dice), and the weight of a Die (Dice) is 0.00000910 times that amount.
(for six-sided, 16 mm, rounded cube)
A die, of the size most commonly used in board games and casinos, typically weight 0.00000450 tons. The use of dice and dice-like tools predates written history, with the oldest known examples belonging to a 5,000-year old backgammon set uncovered during an archaeological dig in modern-day Iran.