How to use it

// yarn add @tatumio/tatum

import { TatumSDK, BitcoinCash, Network } from '@tatumio/tatum'

const tatum = await TatumSDK.init<BitcoinCash>({network: Network.BITCOIN_CASH})

const result = await tatum.rpc.getBlockHash(587123)

await tatum.destroy() // Destroy Tatum SDK - needed for stopping background jobs


getblockhash is a method that returns the block hash for a specified block height in the local best blockchain. This method is useful for obtaining the hash of a specific block, which can then be used to query for more detailed information about that block using other RPC methods, such as getblock.


  • height: The height of the block for which the hash is requested. This is an integer parameter.

    Example: 587123

Return Object

The return object is a string representing the hash of the block at the specified height.

JSON Examples

Request example:

  "jsonrpc": "2.0",
  "method": "getblockhash",
  "params": [587123],
  "id": 1

Response example:

    "result": "0000000000000000001b4fedbfb3672963c37f965686c2bf6350e32e77f9941f",
    "error": null,
    "id": 1


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