eth_getBalance - Ethereum

Returns the balance of the account of a given address.



  • eth_getBalance only returns the balance of the native chain currency (ex: ETH for Ethereum or Matic for Polygon) and does not include any ERC20 token balances for the given address.

  • To get ERC20 token balances, please use alchemy_getTokenBalances.

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