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How heavy is 2.80 tons?

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It's about 450,000 times as heavy as a Quarter.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 448,000 times the weight of a Quarter, and the weight of a Quarter is 0.0000022320 times that amount.
(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 350,000 times as heavy as an Eye (Human).
In other words, the weight of an Eye (Human) is 0.00000280 times 2.80 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 200,000 times as heavy as a Battery (AAA).
In other words, 2.80 tons is 210,000 times the weight of a Battery (AAA), and the weight of a Battery (AAA) is 0.00000480 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 150,000 times as heavy as a Compact disc.
In other words, the weight of a Compact disc is 0.00000590 times 2.80 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 100,000 times as heavy as a Mouse.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 120,000 times the weight of a Mouse, and the weight of a Mouse is 0.00000830 times that amount.
(a.k.a. "House mouse", Mus musculus) (adult)
The weight of a mouse is typically an average of 0.0000230 tons. While most mice typically live two to three years, the Methuselah Mouse Prize — an award administered by a non-profit organization which advances aging-related research — was once awarded to a team of scientists whose research resulted in a mouse living just under five years.
It's about 100,000 times as heavy as a Battery (AA).
In other words, 2.80 tons is 110,000 times the weight of a Battery (AA), and the weight of a Battery (AA) is 0.00000910 times that amount.
(Alkaline)
An "AA" size battery weighs 0.0000260 tons. AA batteries came into common use during World War II and were given their name by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Committee C18 because they were smaller than the "A" size batteries which were invented first.
It's about 75,000 times as heavy as a Light Bulb.
In other words, the weight of a Light Bulb is 0.0000130 times 2.80 tons.
(a.k.a. lamp) (for A19-size, 60w, incandescent bulb by Bulbrite; package weight)
A standard, sixty-watt light bulb weighs about 0.0000380 tons. The tightly-coiled filament inside a bulb of this size would measure about 579mm if uncoiled and stretched out.