66th or Berkshire Regiment of Foot Regency Shako Plate
A 66th or Berkshire Regiment of Foot Officer’s 1826 pattern Regency Shako Plate comprising a silver (white metal) eight pointed cut star with battle honors in each arm representing the honors awarded for Peninsula War service. In the center is a gilt voided garter strap with Berkshire and the Arabic numerals for 66 in silver which sit over an engine turned green enamel ground. Above the garter strap is a crown and Peninsula below. A laurel leaf wreath surrounds the strap.