It's about thirty times as heavy as a Die (Dice).
In other words, the weight of a Die (Dice) is 0.029 times 4.890 ounces.(for six-sided, 16 mm, rounded cube)
A die, of the size most commonly used in board games and casinos, typically weight 0.140 ounces. 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 one-fiftieth as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 4.890 ounces is 0.020375 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 49.0797546 times that amount.(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 176 ounces, the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 240 ounces. Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 176.369810 ounces will float in water.
It's about one-fiftieth as heavy as a Dachshund.
In other words, the weight of a Dachshund is 50 times 4.890 ounces.(a.k.a. "Wiener dog", a.k.a. Teckel, a.k.a. Dackel, a.k.a. "hot dog dog", a.k.a. "sausage dog", a.k.a. "doxie") (FCI standard; standard size)
The Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for dachshunds to weigh about 300 ounces. Despite of their small size, a 2008 survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania named dachshunds as the most aggressive dog breed.
It's about 55 times as heavy as a Penny.
In other words, the weight of a Penny is 0.018 times 4.890 ounces.(United States) (formally one-cent coin) (Union shield design, 2010-present)
The weight of a United States penny is 0.088 ounces. 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 75 times as heavy as a Playing Card.
In other words, the weight of a Playing Card is 0.013 times 4.890 ounces.(ISO 216 B8 size, 2.5" x 3.5")
A single ISO 216 B8-size playing card weighs 0.063 ounces. 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 one-ninetieth as heavy as a Gold Bar.
In other words, 4.890 ounces is 0.01114257813 times the weight of a Gold Bar, and the weight of a Gold Bar is 89.745836940 times that amount.(London Good Delivery bar)
A "London Good Delivery" gold bar — the variety commonly held by Central Banks — should weigh 438.85714290 ounces. The largest gold bar ever produced was minted by Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (a sibling company of the auto manufacturer) in 2005 and weighed 8,818.4904870 ounces.
It's about 100 times as heavy as a Paper Clip.
In other words, 4.890 ounces is 99 times the weight of a Paper Clip, and the weight of a Paper Clip is 0.01 times that amount.(average)
Notwithstanding the tremendous variation in sizes and materials, a typical paperclip weighs about 0.049 ounces. 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.