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eth_getBalance

Returns the balance of the account of given address.

Parameters

Params - a string array containing (required):
  • DATA(hex string, required), 20 Bytes - address to check for balance.
  • QUANTITY|TAG(hex string|string, required) - integer block number in hex string format, or the string "latest", "earliest" or "pending", see the default block parameter.

Returns

QUANTITY(hex string) - integer of the current balance in wei.

Example

Request

curl
TypeScript
curl https://api.blockvision.org/v1/<api key> \
-X POST \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
-d '{
"jsonrpc": "2.0",
"method": "eth_getBalance",
"params": [
"0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1",
"latest"
],
"id": 1
}'
import { BlockVisionProvider, BvNetwork } from 'blockvision.js'
// Optional parameters, but default to eth-mainnet and default api-key.
const bv = new BlockVisionProvider(BvNetwork.ETH_MAINNET)
// Access standard Ethers.js JSON-RPC node request
bv.getBalance('0x407d73d8a49eeb85d32cf465507dd71d507100c1').then(console.log)

Result

{
"id": 42,
"jsonrpc": "2.0",
"result": "0x0234c8a3397aab58"
}