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How heavy is 681 fluid drams (ʒ)?

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It's about nineteen-and-a-half times as heavy as a Battery (D)
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 19.6 times the weight of a Battery (D), and the weight of a Battery (D) is 0.05 times that amount.
(Alkaline)
A "D" size battery weighs 34.70 fluid drams (ʒ). The D size battery is the oldest of the modern battery sizes, first invented by the National Carbon Company in 1898.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as heavy as a Beer Keg
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 0.0364 times the weight of a Beer Keg, and the weight of a Beer Keg is 27.5 times that amount.
(for US half-barrel, full keg; draft beer; including keg itself, stainless steel)
A typical, half-barrel beer keg weighs 18,720 fluid drams (ʒ) when full. A keg of this size contains 15.5 gallons of beer, or the equivalent of 6.8 cases.
It's about thirty times as heavy as a Deck of Cards
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 28 times the weight of a Deck of Cards, and the weight of a Deck of Cards is 0.04 times that amount.
(ISO 216 B8 size, a.k.a. "poker size" 63 x 88 mm, 52-card deck)
A deck of 52 ISO 216 B8-size playing cards weighs 24 fluid drams (ʒ). Utilizing nearly 3,700 decks, the record-holding largest card tower was built in early 2010, stood over 3.5 m (11 ft), and weighed over 58,000 fluid drams (ʒ).
It's about one-thirtieth as heavy as a Kangaroo
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 0.03 times the weight of a Kangaroo, and the weight of a Kangaroo is 32 times that amount.
(for red kangaroo, Macropus rufus) (adult, male)
An adult, male red kangaroo weighs up to 22,000 fluid drams (ʒ). Fantastic jumpers, red kangaroos can leap horizontally 9 m (30 ft) and vertically 3 m (9 ft) in a single bound.
It's about 40 times as heavy as a Battery (C)
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 41 times the weight of a Battery (C), and the weight of a Battery (C) is 0.02 times that amount.
(Alkaline)
A "C" size battery weighs 17 fluid drams (ʒ). C batteries are typically used in medium-drain devices such as musical instruments.
It's about 45 times as heavy as a Tennis Ball
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 45.9 times the weight of a Tennis Ball, and the weight of a Tennis Ball is 0.022 times that amount.
(ITF Standard; for Type 2 ball)
Per International Tennis Federation standard, regulation tennis balls must weigh about 14.80 fluid drams (ʒ). Competition balls are also tested for bounce height, with the standards requiring that a ball dropped from 254 cm must bounce back to a height of 135 cm to 147 cm.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as heavy as a Panda Bear
In other words, 681 fluid drams (ʒ) is 0.02 times the weight of a Panda Bear, and the weight of a Panda Bear is 56 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Giant Panda, Ailuropoda melanoleuca)(Adult, male)
An adult, male Giant Panda weighs up to 39,000 fluid drams (ʒ). Despite having the digestive system of a carnivore, the panda eats only bamboo and must eat up to 1,600 fluid drams (ʒ) of it per day to compensate for the limited energy the plant provides.