Can you please decode block 0 output transaction manually showing me how to get the output address namely: 1A1zP1eP5QGefi2DMPTfTL5SLmv7DivfNa

  • How are you trying to decode it? There isn't anything special about block 0, you can decode it like any other block.
    – Ava Chow
    Commented Nov 15, 2020 at 20:07
  • I could not find the address of the output transaction. can you show me how you get to the address (in my original post) Commented Nov 15, 2020 at 22:26

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Never mind I figured out my mistake. Earlier bitcoin blocks stored the public key in the signature instead of its hash. Thank you anyway.

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    Note that this depends on your definition of "address". These days an address is a way of representing a specific output script, and under that definition the genesis block's coinbase transaction's output simply has no address. The 1... address shown in many explorers is historical, from a time when addresses were just a "key identifier". Commented Nov 16, 2020 at 23:04

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