gettxout "txid" n ( include_mempool )

Returns details about an unspent transaction output.

Argument #1 - txid

Type: string, required

The transaction id

Argument #2 - n

Type: numeric, required

vout number

Argument #3 - include_mempool

Type: boolean, optional, default=true

Whether to include the mempool. Note that an unspent output that is spent in the mempool won’t appear.


{                             (json object)
  "bestblock" : "hex",        (string) The hash of the block at the tip of the chain
  "confirmations" : n,        (numeric) The number of confirmations
  "value" : n,                (numeric) The transaction value in BTC
  "scriptPubKey" : {          (json object)
    "asm" : "hex",            (string)
    "hex" : "hex",            (string)
    "reqSigs" : n,            (numeric) Number of required signatures
    "type" : "hex",           (string) The type, eg pubkeyhash
    "addresses" : [           (json array) array of bitcoin addresses
      "str",                  (string) bitcoin address
  "coinbase" : true|false     (boolean) Coinbase or not


Get unspent transactions:

bitcoin-cli listunspent

View the details:

bitcoin-cli gettxout "txid" 1

As a JSON-RPC call:

curl --user myusername --data-binary '{"jsonrpc": "1.0", "id": "curltest", "method": "gettxout", "params": ["txid", 1]}' -H 'content-type: text/plain;'