btc

Bitcoin (BTC)

Method: POST getblockheader

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POST getblockheader

If verbose is false, returns a string that is serialized, hex-encoded data for blockheader <hash>.

If verbose is true, returns an Object with information about blockheader <hash>.

Parameters

blockhash - string, required

The block hash

verbose - boolean, optional, default=true

true for a json object, false for the hex-encoded data

Request

curl --location --request POST 'https://btc.getblock.io'
--header 'x-api-key: YOUR-API-KEY'
--header 'Content-Type: application/json'
--data-raw '{"jsonrpc": "2.0",
"method": "getblockheader",
"params": ["000000000000000000046b9302e08c16ea186950f42a5498320ddd1bd7ab3428", null],
"id": "getblock.io"}'

Response

{
    "result": {
          "error": null,
          "id": "getblock.io",
          "result": {
              "bits": "170cdf6f",
              "chainwork": "00000000000000000000000000000000000000001b633a711a2334c78a29bb40",
              "confirmations": 1197,
              "difficulty": 21865558044610.55,
              "hash": "000000000000000000046b9302e08c16ea186950f42a5498320ddd1bd7ab3428",
              "height": 677119,
              "mediantime": 1617176373,
              "merkleroot": "d14c9f467c4bdd5135837696150ab5f52f3f5043de324ca4e5766b195b9f8f37",
              "nTx": 2815,
              "nextblockhash": "000000000000000000006d8e1eb870bd281b30ed621acf6b8d6af2a3c7ab61f1",
              "nonce": 3669423616,
              "previousblockhash": "0000000000000000000aec32aa6edda6c888e8d6a0183d9c976064f98430c2da",
              "time": 1617180599,
              "version": 1073733632,
              "versionHex": "3fffe000"
          }
}   

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