It's about 10,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Salt.
In other words, 454.960 pennyweights is 12,100,000 times the weight of a Grain of Salt, and the weight of a Grain of Salt is 0.00000008260 times that amount.The mass of a grain of salt is approximately 0.00003760 pennyweights. Salt consumption varies widely by country; the people of the United States consume a combined total of about 1,750,000,000 pennyweights of salt each year.
It's about 2,500,000 times as heavy as a Poppy Seed.
In other words, the weight of a Poppy Seed is 0.000000420 times 454.960 pennyweights.(Papaver somniferum)
Fifty percent oil by weight, a poppy seed weighs approximately 0.00019 pennyweights. The true pigment of a poppy seed is brown in color, while the characteristic bluish color is an optical illusion caused by a layer of calcium oxalate crystals refracting light rays.
It's about 1,000,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sugar.
In other words, 454.960 pennyweights is 1,130,000 times the weight of a Grain of Sugar, and the weight of a Grain of Sugar is 0.0000008850 times that amount.(a.k.a. white sugar, a.k.a. white refined sugar, a.k.a. table sugar, a.k.a. sucrose, a.k.a. saccharose)
A grain of sugar weighs approximately 0.000402 pennyweights. Sugar consumption varies widely by country; the average citizen of the United States consumes about 39,400 pennyweights of sugar each year.
It's about 200,000 times as heavy as a Sesame Seed.
In other words, 454.960 pennyweights is 194,000 times the weight of a Sesame Seed, and the weight of a Sesame Seed is 0.000005150 times that amount.(Sesamum indicum)
A sesame seed weighs approximately 0.00234 pennyweights. The McDonald's Big Mac sandwich, which is well-known for its sesame seed top bun, accounts for the consumption of an estimated 1,290,000 pennyweights of sesame seeds each day.
It's about 150,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Sand is 0.00000630 times 454.960 pennyweights.(medium grain)
With tremendous variety in the size of grain and the component material, grains of sand weigh an average of 0.0028 pennyweights. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 15.10 m (49.55 ft) in height.
It's about 25,000 times as heavy as a Grain of Rice.
In other words, the weight of a Grain of Rice is 0.0000420 times 454.960 pennyweights.(long grain; 14% moisture content)
A single long grain of rice weighs an average of 0.019 pennyweights. A staple through most of human history, archaeological evidence indicates that the earliest rice cultivation was about 11,500 years ago.
It's about 4,000 times as heavy as a Raindrop.
In other words, the weight of a Raindrop is 0.0003 times 454.960 pennyweights.(a.k.a. drop, a.k.a. droplet) (average)
The weight of a raindrop depends heavily on the type of weather, but averages about 0.10 pennyweights. The familiar teardrop shape of a raindrop is actually an optical illusion, caused by the reflection of the light and the motion of the drop.