eth_getBlockByNumber - Polygon

Polygon API -Returns information about a block by block number.


  • QUANTITY|TAG - Integer of a block number, or the string "earliest", "latest" or "pending", as in the default block parameter.
  • Boolean - If true it returns the full transaction objects, if false only the hashes of the transactions.
params: ["0x1b4", true];


Object - A block object with the following fields, or null when no block was found:

  • number: QUANTITY - The block number. Null when its pending block.
  • hash: DATA, 32 Bytes - Hash of the block. Null when its pending block.
  • parentHash: DATA, 32 Bytes - Hash of the parent block.
  • nonce: DATA, 8 Bytes - Hash of the generated proof-of-work. Null when its pending block.
  • sha3Uncles: DATA, 32 Bytes - SHA3 of the uncles data in the block.
  • logsBloom: DATA, 256 Bytes - The bloom filter for the logs of the block. Null when its pending block.
  • transactionsRoot: DATA, 32 Bytes - The root of the transaction trie of the block.
  • stateRoot: DATA, 32 Bytes - The root of the final state trie of the block.
  • receiptsRoot: DATA, 32 Bytes - The root of the receipts trie of the block.
  • miner: DATA, 20 Bytes - The address of the beneficiary to whom the mining rewards were given.
  • difficulty: QUANTITY - Integer of the difficulty for this block.
  • totalDifficulty: QUANTITY - Integer of the total difficulty of the chain until this block.
  • extraData: DATA - The "extra data" field of this block.
  • size: QUANTITY - Integer the size of this block in bytes.
  • gasLimit: QUANTITY - The maximum gas allowed in this block.
  • gasUsed: QUANTITY - The total used gas by all transactions in this block.
  • timestamp: QUANTITY - The unix timestamp for when the block was collated.
  • transactions: Array - Array of transaction objects, or 32 Bytes transaction hashes depending on the last given parameter.
  • uncles: Array - Array of uncle hashes.



curl \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
-d '{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"eth_getBlockByNumber","params":["0x1b4", true],"id":0}'
RequestType: POST
    "params":["0x1b4", true],


	"jsonrpc": "2.0",
	"id": 0,
	"result": {
		"difficulty": "0x7",
		"extraData": "0xd58301090083626f7286676f312e3133856c696e757800000000000000000000e14198dde4da0ea1015e9d38ad288f5ba62cf8d1b9a98ccd02fb6f75553ee51c70caa1c376cf4a937c644cae060effe8bf25409cef9ecd25013a608b3a51cbef00",
		"gasLimit": "0xe984c2",
		"gasUsed": "0x0",
		"hash": "0xa284f649d7d9a3c0dea48e3bf3d295767a4893902e61d27e1590d4cece691b6f",
		"logsBloom": "0x00000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
		"miner": "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
		"mixHash": "0x0000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000000",
		"nonce": "0x0000000000000000",
		"number": "0x1b4",
		"parentHash": "0x9481d3bb2bbe842f0e4703cb5be094d95650fe8345b4da5642ed27bec3acd0d5",
		"receiptsRoot": "0x56e81f171bcc55a6ff8345e692c0f86e5b48e01b996cadc001622fb5e363b421",
		"sha3Uncles": "0x1dcc4de8dec75d7aab85b567b6ccd41ad312451b948a7413f0a142fd40d49347",
		"size": "0x260",
		"stateRoot": "0x01b797385461764bd56336dd5e810f3d57529d47bcbf3260c7d9c770bf6c5af4",
		"timestamp": "0x5ed28d86",
		"totalDifficulty": "0xbed",
		"transactions": [],
		"transactionsRoot": "0x56e81f171bcc55a6ff8345e692c0f86e5b48e01b996cadc001622fb5e363b421",
		"uncles": []


The below parameter inputs do not work, please reference the section above instead.

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