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eth_getBalance RPC method

The API credit value for this method is 2 . To learn more about API credits and each method's value, visit the API Credits page.

Parameters:

  1. Address - The address to check for balance.
  2. Quantity or Tag - (optional) Integer block number, or the string 'latest', 'earliest' or 'pending'. For more information, see the default block parameter description in Ethereum's documentation.

Returns:

  1. Result - Integer value of current balance in wei encoded as a hexadecimal.

Code Examples:

from web3 import Web3, HTTPProvider
w3 = Web3(HTTPProvider('http://sample-endpoint-name.network.quiknode.pro/token-goes-here/'))
print (w3.eth.get_balance('0x8D97689C9818892B700e27F316cc3E41e17fBeb9', 'latest'))
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