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It's about three-tenths as heavy as a Chihuahua.
In other words, 454.960 pennyweights is 0.3140 times the weight of a Chihuahua, and the weight of a Chihuahua is 3.180 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 1,450 pennyweights. Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.
It's about four times as heavy as a Hamster.
In other words, the weight of a Hamster is 0.30 times 454.960 pennyweights.
(for Syrian hamster, a.k.a. golden hamster, a.k.a. Mesocricetus auratus; adult)
An adult Syrian hamster has a typical weight of about 100 pennyweights. Known for transporting food in the pouches of their cheeks so that they can bury it later, some hamsters can store up to 20,000 pennyweights of food in their borrows.
It's about one-fourth as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, 454.960 pennyweights is 0.240 times the weight of a Brick, and the weight of a Brick is 4.20 times that amount.
(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 1,900 pennyweights. The steeple of the Church of St. Martin in Landshut, Germany is said to be the tallest brick tower in the world at a height of 130.6 m (428.5 ft) and was constructed using an estimated 650,000 bricks.
It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Billiard Ball.
In other words, 454.960 pennyweights is 4.34048795031060 times the weight of a Billiard Ball, and the weight of a Billiard Ball is 0.230388843707870 times that amount.
(American-style, WPA specifications)
Per the World Pool-Billiard Association, a billiard ball weight must weigh between 100.260416666670 pennyweights and 109.3750 pennyweights. According to legend, the difficulty in obtaining elephant ivory for the manufacture of billiard balls in the 19th century inspired the search for a replacement material, which led to the development of the first industrial plastic.
It's about four-and-a-half times as heavy as a Puck (Hockey).
In other words, 454.960 pennyweights is 4.34048795031060 times the weight of a Puck (Hockey), and the weight of a Puck (Hockey) is 0.230388843707870 times that amount.
(Ice hockey)
A standard ice hockey puck weighs between 100.260416666670 pennyweights and 109.3750 pennyweights. Hockey pucks can be shot or passed at speeds of up to 160 kph (99 mph) during games.
It's about five times as heavy as a Baseball.
In other words, 454.960 pennyweights is 4.86981574912890 times the weight of a Baseball, and the weight of a Baseball is 0.205346578087450 times that amount.
(MLB rules)
Per Major League Baseball rules, a baseball must weigh between 91.1458333333330 pennyweights and 95.7031250 pennyweights. A major league pitcher can throw a baseball at up to 150 kph (91 mph) (with a fastball pitch), with record-setting pitches as fast as 171 kph (106 mph).
It's about one-fifth as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 5 times 454.960 pennyweights.
(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 3,000 pennyweights. Cats are known for their righting reflex, which allows them to land on their feet and survive falls from heights of 1 m (3 ft) up to about 21 m.