It seems every contract instance has a member balance, as per Solidity documentation:

It also means that this.balance can be higher than the sum of some manual accounting implemented in a contract (i.e. having a counter updated in the fallback function).

Where is documented all the members of this base contract?

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The special variables and functions can be found in the Solidity documentation.

This covers:


I think this (link to official doc) might interest you

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