How would I track the token issuance of a parachain, using either the polkadot api or on-chain data? Does anyone have a simple example?
The total issuance of a Substrate chain is most commonly a storage item from the Balances pallet. Here's how you would find this value using Polkadot JS Apps:
- Go to the chain state for the chain you're querying.
- Select the
balancespallet and the
- Hit the "
+" button on the right and you'll see some
For example, querying Polkadot's chain state: