Archived: - View Old Block

This section describes how to view an old Bitcoin transaction block on

As of 2018, Bitcoin blockchain contains more than 500,000 transaction blocks. Let's try to search and view block # 500,000 on

Go to And search for "500000" in the search box. You should see the content of block # 500000 displayed:

Block #500000

BlockHash 00000000000000000024fb37364cbf81fd49cc2d51c09c75c35433c3a1945d04 
Number Of Transactions  2701
Height  500000 (Mainchain)
Block Reward    12.5 BTC
Timestamp   Dec 18, 2017 1:35:25 PM
Mined by    
Merkle Root 31951c69428a95a46b517ffb0de12fec1bd0b2392aec07b64573e03ded31621f
Difficulty  1873105475221.611
Bits    18009645
Size (bytes)    981404
Version 536870912
Nonce   1560058197


1. 2157b554dcfda405233906e461ee593875ae4b1b97615872db6a25130ecc1dd6 
   Input: No Inputs (Newly Generated Coins)
   Output: 34qkc2iac6RsyxZVfyE2S5U5WcRsbg2dpK
      15.89351625 BTC (S)

2. fe6c48bbfdc025670f4db0340650ba5a50f9307b091d9aaa19aa44291961c69f 
   Input: 3FfQGY7jqsADC7uTVqF3vKQzeNPiBPTqt4
      0.3467607 BTC
   Output: 3E5ZMVMzm4iZKAid54GeuebvBHvDkfukxh
      0.34674366 BTC 
   FEE: 0.00001704 BTC

3. 1024cb12a576b69defa67dbc2f1899700ab58e5ad3d5e058edefb907f59865bc 
   Input: 1H1b9fN7wYYwTSweyPjE7wCGSHuduCcE2o
      0.0104 BTC
   Input: 1FEsXvyxScHoZUfmRrKAYRstz6nmk57zEu
      0.1651 BTC
   Output: 1LXnPYpHTwQeWfBVnQZ4yDP23b57NwoyrP
      0.1745 BTC (S)
   FEE: 0.001 BTC


Below is the block # 500000 in Bitcoin blockchain displayed on

Bitcoin Block # 500000
Bitcoin Block # 500000

Table of Contents

 About This Book

 Introduction of Bitcoin

 Bitcoin Blockchain

 Bitcoin Wallet

 Bitcoin Core

 Bitcoin Transaction

 Bitcoin-Qt - Bitcoin Core GUI

 Bitcoin Mining

 Bitcoin Consensus Rules

 Bitcoin Block Data Structure

 Bitcoin Transaction Data Structure

 Bitcoin Blockchain APIs

 Copay - Bitcoin Wallet

Archived Tutorials

 Archived: - Bitcoin Block Explorer

Archived: - View Old Block

 Archived: - View Transaction

 Archived: - View Address

 Archived: API - Get Block Data

 Archived: API - Get Transaction Data

 Archived: API - Get Address Data


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