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How heavy is 1,400 miligrams?

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It's about four-fifths as heavy as a Playing Card.
In other words, 1,400 miligrams is 0.78 times the weight of a Playing Card, and the weight of a Playing Card is 1.3 times that amount.
(ISO 216 B8 size, 2.5" x 3.5")
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as heavy as a Jelly Bean.
In other words, the weight of a Jelly Bean is 0.77 times 1,400 miligrams.
(for Jelly Belly beans; approximate)
It's about three-fifths as heavy as a Penny.
In other words, 1,400 miligrams is 0.56 times the weight of a Penny, and the weight of a Penny is 1.8 times that amount.
(United States) (formally one-cent coin) (Union shield design, 2010-present)
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as heavy as a Nail.
In other words, the weight of a Nail is 0.56 times 1,400 miligrams.
(for 15-gauge, 2-inch, finishing nails)
A two-inch finishing nail weighs 790 miligrams. Nails have been in use for more than 5,400 years and were ven used as a medium of exchange in ancient times.
It's about one-third as heavy as a Die (Dice).
In other words, the weight of a Die (Dice) is 2.9 times 1,400 miligrams.
(for six-sided, 16 mm, rounded cube)
It's about three-tenths as heavy as a sheet of Paper.
In other words, the weight of a sheet of Paper is 3 times 1,400 miligrams.
(for US Letter, a.k.a. ANSI A; 215.9mm by 279.4mm (8.5 in x 11 in); 20lb)