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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 500,000 times as heavy as a sheet of Paper.
In other words, the weight of a sheet of Paper is 0.00000200 times 2.80 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 600,000 times as heavy as a Die (Dice).
In other words, 2.80 tons is 620,000 times the weight of a Die (Dice), and the weight of a Die (Dice) is 0.00000160 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.
It's about 1,000,000 times as heavy as a Penny.
In other words, the weight of a Penny is 0.000001000 times 2.80 tons.
(United States) (formally one-cent coin) (Union shield design, 2010-present)
The weight of a United States penny is 0.00000280 tons. According to a 2010 report by the United States Mint, the cost of manufacturing and distributing a penny is $0.0179 — more than its face-value.
It's about 1,500,000 times as heavy as a Playing Card.
In other words, the weight of a Playing Card is 0.000000710 times 2.80 tons.
(ISO 216 B8 size, 2.5" x 3.5")
A single ISO 216 B8-size playing card weighs 0.00000200 tons. Although this size is the most common home playing card, many casinos use "bridge size" cards — 2,640 sq. mm (4.036 sq. in) smaller in area.
It's about 2,000,000 times as heavy as a Paper Clip.
In other words, 2.80 tons is 1,800,000 times the weight of a Paper Clip, and the weight of a Paper Clip is 0.000000560 times that amount.
Notwithstanding the tremendous variation in sizes and materials, a typical paperclip weighs about 0.00000150 tons. The country of Norway has used the paper clip as something of a national symbol since the end of World War II based on the erroneous notion that the paperclip was invented by a Norwegian, Johan Vaaler. However, the paperclip had already been in existence for at least 30 years by the time of Vaaler patented his paperclip design.
It's about 2,500,000 times as heavy as a Jelly Bean.
In other words, the weight of a Jelly Bean is 0.000000430 times 2.80 tons.
(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
Made of sugar, corn syrup, and pectin, a single jelly bean weighs about 0.00000130 tons. President Ronald Reagan cited jelly beans as his favorite candy and 3.50 tons of the candies were served at his first inauguration in 1981.