Is it a wei, kwei, mwei, gwei, ... Something else?

The API doesn't say much.

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    wei (typing more to meet minimum length) – user19510 Sep 11 '19 at 0:30

The unit is wei.

Wei is the lowest possible denomination that can be handled by Solidity. Because of this, various values can be calculated (but not necessarily the other way around), such as ether, tx.gasprice, and even ERC20 tokens with arbitrary decimals.

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