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How heavy is 271 shekels ( שקלים)?

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It's about as heavy as a Chihuahua.
(a.k.a. Chihuahue(o) (FCI standard)
The F&d&ration Cynologique Internationale (FCI) calls for Chihuahuas to weigh about 271 shekels ( שקלים). Relative to their body sizes, Chihuahuas have the largest brain size of any dog breed.
It's about four-fifths as heavy as a Brick.
In other words, 271 shekels ( שקלים) is 0.780 times the weight of a Brick, and the weight of a Brick is 1.30 times that amount.
(Standard, traditional face brick - 1,900 cu. cm (120 cu. in))
A standard, traditional face brick weighs an average of 350 shekels ( שקלים). 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 one-and-two-thirds times as heavy as a Human Brain.
In other words, the weight of a Human Brain is 0.5990 times 271 shekels ( שקלים).
(adult)
The average weight of an adult human brain is between 162 shekels ( שקלים). In humans and primates, sight and vision utilize about 30 different parts of the brain which together account for about half of the brain's size.
It's about half as heavy as a Gallon of Paint.
In other words, the weight of a Gallon of Paint is 2 times 271 shekels ( שקלים).
(excluding container; average weight)
A gallon of paint weighs about 600 shekels ( שקלים). Every day, 10,000,000 L (3,000,000 gal) of paint are applied in the United States.
It's about half as heavy as a Cat.
In other words, the weight of a Cat is 2 times 271 shekels ( שקלים).
(Felis catus) (Domestic; healthy weight)
The average domestic cat should weigh between 500 shekels ( שקלים). 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.
It's about two-and-a-half times as heavy as a liter of Water.
In other words, 271 shekels ( שקלים) is 2.2537540 times the weight of a liter of Water, and the weight of a liter of Water is 0.44370410 times that amount.
(fresh; 4° C / 39.2° F; maximum density)
Contrary to popular belief, 1 liter (0.0.264172052358148 gal) of water at 4° C / 39.2° F (its point of maximum density) weighs 120.24380 shekels ( שקלים) rather than 1 kg exactly. The total volume of water on the planet Earth is about 13,590,000,000,000,000,000 (13.59 quntillion) L (3,590,000,000,000,000,000 gallons).
It's about one-third as heavy as a Bowling Ball.
In other words, 271 shekels ( שקלים) is 0.3312543470 times the weight of a Bowling Ball, and the weight of a Bowling Ball is 3.01882831 times that amount.
(most common selection among male bowlers)
With an allowable range of 599.9418120 shekels ( שקלים), the most-preferred bowling ball weight among adult, male bowlers is 818.1024710 shekels ( שקלים). Because regulation balls measure the same diameter irrespective of their weight, ball density varies by size and balls weighing less than about 601.2024050 shekels ( שקלים) will float in water.