Base58check, BitcoinV Address Encoding

This definition comes from the technical glossary.

Definition

The method used in BitcoinV for converting 160-bit hashes into P2PKH and P2SH addresses. Also used in other parts of BitcoinV, such as encoding private keys for backup in WIP format. Not the same as other base58 implementations.

Synonyms

  • Base58check

Not To Be Confused With